Water issues

Consumptive water use

Water stress

Drought

Frequency

Assessment

Designation

Groundwater recharge rate

Groundwater use rate

Groundwater contamination

Irrigation needs

Soil water balance

Evapotranspiration

Evaporation climatologies

Runoff and non-point pollution

Insects

Moths/worms/beetles/flies/ants/ mites/maggots/grasshoppers/ crickets/caterpillars

Chilling hours/dormancy

Egg-laying conditions

Growth/hatch timing

Dispersion

Migration

Host plant environment

Pollination conditions

Metabolism rates (=temperature)

Pesticide effectiveness

Introduction of new pests

Helpful (deliberate)

Harmful (accidental)



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