Determination of Spatial Distribution of Sphenophorus incurrens (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Using GIS in Morelos, Mexico

Nidia Belgica Perez-De La O, Victor Lopez-Martinez, Daniel Jimenez-Garcia, Robert W. Jones

Abstract


The potential distribution of the sugarcane rootstock, Sphenophorus incurrens Gyll. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in the Mexican state of Morelos was calculated using GIS techniques. Damage in all sampled fields was reported in 5 sugarcane varieties in the plots sampled.

 

Se calculó la distribución potencial del picudo barrenador del tallo radical de la caña de azúcar, Sphenophorus incurrens Gyll. (e: Curculionidae), empleando técnicas SIG. El daño en campo fue ocasionado a 5 variedades de caña de azúcar.

 

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Keywords


sugarcane; rootstock pest; mean temperature

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