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Research Article

Thermal Tolerance of the Coffee Berry Borer Hypothenemus hampei: Predictions of Climate Change Impact on a Tropical Insect Pest

  • Juliana Jaramillo mail,

    jjaramillo@icipe.org

    Affiliations: Institute of Plant Diseases and Plant Protection, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany, International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Adenirin Chabi-Olaye,

    Affiliation: International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Charles Kamonjo,

    Affiliation: International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Alvaro Jaramillo,

    Affiliation: Centro Nacional de Investigaciones de Café, Manizales, Colombia

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  • Fernando E. Vega,

    Affiliation: Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Hans-Michael Poehling,

    Affiliation: Institute of Plant Diseases and Plant Protection, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany

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  • Christian Borgemeister

    Affiliation: International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Published: August 03, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006487

About the Authors

Juliana Jaramillo, Hans-Michael Poehling
Institute of Plant Diseases and Plant Protection, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Juliana Jaramillo, Adenirin Chabi-Olaye, Charles Kamonjo, Christian Borgemeister
International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya
Alvaro Jaramillo
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones de Café, Manizales, Colombia
Fernando E. Vega
Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jjaramillo@icipe.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JJ. Performed the experiments: JJ CK. Analyzed the data: JJ ACO AJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AJ. Wrote the paper: JJ ACO FEV HMP CB.