Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids (Innbundet)

From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 464
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405163477
Kategori: Naturvitenskap
Omtale: Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids
Written by a team of leading international specialists, Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids examines the optimal behaviors that parasitoids exhibit in order to maximize long term offspring production. It is an essential reference for research scientists and students studying these fascinating insects or for anyone involved in using parasitoids in biological control programs. * * Reviews topical issues, including cutting edge research on parasitoid decision making and the implications for biological control * Explores applications in other fields, provides information on the latest research methods, and includes helpful case studies and statistical tools * Creates a deeper understanding of the link between behavioural strategies and host mortality, resulting in more efficient selective pest management programs "Overall, this is a fascinating volume that provides a significant contribution to the literature on parasitoid insects. It goes a long way toward providing insights into numerous aspects of parasitoid behavior and will stimulate a diversity of future projects, something that should be the goal of any such text. I highly recommend Wajnberg et al. for all of those working on the biology or evolution of parasitoids.
" Palaios 2009

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