Crop pests and pathogens move polewards in a warming world

  title={Crop pests and pathogens move polewards in a warming world},
  author={Daniel P. Bebber and Mark A. T. Ramotowski and Sarah Jane Gurr},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
The extent to which crop pests and pathogens have altered their latitudinal ranges in response to climate change remains largely unknown. Now observations of hundreds of pests and pathogens reveal an average poleward shift of 2.7±0.8 km yr−1 since 1960, supporting the hypothesis of climate-driven pest movement. 

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