Climate Change Impact on Insect Population in Vegetable Crops: A Review

Vivek Kashyap

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Deoghar (Jharkhand), India.

J.K. Yadav *

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhaura, Unnao-209881 (U.P.), India.

N.K. Sharma

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kaushambi, (U.P.), India.

S.K. Dubey

ICAR-ATARI Kanpur (U.P.), India.

Rajeev Singh

ICAR-ATARI Kanpur (U.P.), India.

J.P. Kannaujia

Department of Agriculture Meerut Institute of Technology Meerut (U.P.), India.

Shashi Shekhar

J.S. University, Firozabad (UP), India.

Vaishali Singh

Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Krishi Vigyan Bhairav Talab VARANASI(UP), India.

Deepti Singh

Department of Zoology, K.R. P.G. College, Mathura (UP), India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

One of the world's largest nations, India is known for its distinctive landscape, which distinguishes it as a distinct geographical entity and a global center of mega diversity. Pest populations in vegetable crops may be significantly impacted by climate change.

Additionally, warmer temperatures can lead to faster insect development and increased reproductive rates. Farmers and researchers need to monitor these changes and develop strategies to mitigate the potential negative effects on vegetable crops. In response to climate change, whiteflies may exhibit shifts in their distribution patterns, population sizes, and behavior. They may also evolve certain traits that help them better survive in warmer or more variable climates.

Keywords: Temperature, rainfall, humidity, Thripstabaci, okra, red spider mite, Jassids, Earisvitella, Helicoverpa armigera, chilli, thrips onion, bitter gourd, bottle gourd, cucumber, cabbage, cauliflower


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Kashyap, V., Yadav, J., Sharma , N., Dubey , S., Singh , R., Kannaujia , J., Shekhar , S., Singh , V., & Singh , D. (2024). Climate Change Impact on Insect Population in Vegetable Crops: A Review. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 45(9), 20–28. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2024/v45i94019

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