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Environmental Suitability of the Red Spider Mite Tetranchus cinnabarinus (Acari: Tetranychidae) among Cassava in China

Periodical Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 518 - 523)
Main Theme Advances in Environmental Science and Engineering
Chapter Chapter 17: Plant Protection and Biotechnology
Edited by Reza Iranpour, Ji Zhao, Aijie Wang, Fenglin Yang and Xinyong Li
Pages 5446-5449
DOI 10.4028/
Citation Hui Lu et al., 2012, Advanced Materials Research, 518-523, 5446
Online since May, 2012
Authors Hui Lu, Fuping Lu, Xue Lian Xu, Qing Chen
Keywords Cassava, Environmental Suitability, Tetranychus cinnbarinus
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The red spider mite (Tetranchus cinnabarinus Boisduval) is one of the main pests in the world and the risk of invasion posed by this mite is becoming more and more serious with regard to increasing areas of planting cassava in China. It is urgent to analyze the potential geography distribution of T. cinnabarinus among cassava in China. The environmental suitability of T. cinnabarinus in China was studied in this paper using Maxent and ArcGIS, based on the biological data and known distribution of T. cinnabarinus. The results showed that there were 4 levels of suitability assessment of T. cinnabarinus in China. The prediction showed T. cinnabarinus mainly distributed in South China, especially in Hainan, Guangdong and Guangxi provinces. The potential geographic distribution of T. cinnabarinus in China defined in this paper constructed the theory basis and technical support for scientifically forming of control measures for T. cinnabarinus in China.

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