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Impact of global warming on insect behavior - A review

M.G. Sable* and D.K. Rana
Department of Entomology,Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur-492 012, India.

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Global warming is a great concern throughout the world. Being poikilothermic in nature insects are greatly affected by changing temperature. Insect will experience additional life cycles with rapid growth rate. As a result of changes in the population dynamics including distribution and migration the reliability on current insect pest ETL will be reduced. Increased insect pests outbreak will affect agricultural production. Research on basic biology of insect, population dynamics and behavior patterns should be focused to ascertain the effect of global warming on insect behavior.
CO2, Global warming, Insect behavior, Population dynamics.
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