Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

The Influence of Abiotic Factors on an Invasive Pest of Pulse Crops, Sitona lineatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in North America

Table 4

Effect of changes in temperature and precipitation from current climate on Ecoclimatic Indices (EIs) for Sitona lineatus in southern and central Alberta ( grid cells). Values are % of total area. The values are expressed as a percentage of total geographic area in this region.

VariableScenario

Current climate56.6%15.1%2.2%
Temperature−2°C49.1%2.6%0.0%
Temperature−1°C57.0%9.0%0.0%
Temperature+1°C53.1%17.5%2.6%
Temperature+2°C48.2%15.1%3.3%
Precipitation−40%0.9%0.0%0.0%
Precipitation−20%15.6%1.8%0.0%
Precipitation+20%92.8%51.3%11.4%
Precipitation+40%99.6%82.0%39.0%

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