Pest insect immigration warning by an atmospheric dispersion model , weather radars and traps

@inproceedings{Leskinen2011PestII,
  title={Pest insect immigration warning by an atmospheric dispersion model , weather radars and traps},
  author={Matti Leskinen and I. Markkula and Jarmo Koistinen and Pirkko Pylkk{\"o} and S. Ooperi and Pilvi Siljamo and H. Ojanen and S. Raiskio and Kari Tiilikkala},
  year={2011}
}
The long-range migration of insects is greatly facilitated by wind, and in general weather has a strong effect on take-off, flight and landing (e.g. Gatehouse 1997). Pest insects capable of long-range migrations are common, and may cause most of the losses in agricultural production (e.g. Irwin and Thresh 1988; Kurppa 1989b; Westbrook et al. 1995a,b). In many cases, the pest potential of the immigrants is enhanced by their acting as plant disease vectors. The threat by immigrating pests may… CONTINUE READING