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Niche overlap of parasitoids in host-parasitoid systems: its consequence to single versus multiple introduction controversy in biological control.

Published online: 22 Jul 1985

Authors: Kakehashi, N. & Suzuki, Y. & Iwasa, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The importance of niche overlap between parasitoids in the single- or multiple-introduction problem in biological control is exhibited by mathematical...

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Single vs. multiple introduction in biological control: the roles of parasitoid efficiency, antagonism and niche overlap.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Pedersen, B. S. & Mills, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical studies have presented conflicting conclusions about the value of introducing multiple parasitoid species to control insect pests, dependi...

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A large-scale comparison of conventional and molecular methods for the evaluation of host-parasitoid associations in non-target risk-assessment studies.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Gariepy, T. & Kuhlmann, U. & Gillott, C. & Erlandson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate identification of natural enemies is the cornerstone of biological control, and methods that can separate closely related species are essenti...

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Determinants of parasitoid abundance and diversity in woodland habitats.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Fraser, S. E. M. & Dytham, C. & Mayhew, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect parasitoids comprise a large fraction of terrestrial biodiversity. Because of this diversity, species-level conservation of most parasitoid spe...

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Using the stable isotope marker 44Ca to study dispersal and host-foraging activity in parasitoids.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Wanner, H. & Gu HaiNan & Hattendorf, B. & Günther, D. & Dorn, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal and host-foraging activity are important behavioural characteristics for parasitoid species used as biological control agents. Appropriate m...

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Prospective modelling in biological control: an analysis of the dynamics of heteronomous hyperparasitism in a cotton-whitefly-parasitoid system.

Published online: 25 Apr 1997

Authors: Mills, N. J. & Gutierrez, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heteronomous hyperparasitism, in which male parasitoids develop at the expense of conspecific females or competing parasitoid species, is characterist...

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Trade-offs in parasitism efficiency and brood size mediate parasitoid coexistence, with implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Wang XiaoYi & Jennings, D. E. & Duan, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasitoids often are selected for use as biological control agents because of their high host specificity, yet such host specificity can result in st...

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Crop domestication creates a refuge from parasitism for a native moth.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Chen, Y. H. & Welter, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect herbivores are generally more abundant in agroecosystems than in natural ecosystems. One possible cause is that artificial selection of crop pl...

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Sugar provisioning maximizes the biocontrol service of parasitoids.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Tena, A. & Pekas, A. & Cano, D. & Wäckers, F. L. & Urbaneja, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is increasing interest in the use of food supplements in agriculture to enhance the performance of parasitoids as part of conservation biologica...

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Predictive modelling in biological control: the mango mealy bug (Rastrococcus invadens) and its parasitoids.

Published online: 07 Dec 1991

Authors: Godfray, H. C. J. & Waage, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Age-structured host/parasitoid population models with overlapping generations were developed to investigate the interactions of Rastrococcus invadens,...

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