Chapter 12. Parasitoid Sex Ratios and Biological Control

  1. Éric Wajnberg,
  2. Carlos Bernstein and
  3. Jacques van Alphen
  1. Paul J. Ode and
  2. Ian C.W. Hardy

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch12

Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications

Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications

How to Cite

Ode, P. J. and Hardy, I. C.W. (2008) Parasitoid Sex Ratios and Biological Control, in Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications (eds É. Wajnberg, C. Bernstein and J. van Alphen), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163477

Online ISBN: 9780470696200

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Keywords:

  • parasitoid sex ratios;
  • bio-control agents;
  • commercial insectaries;
  • parasitoid wasps;
  • biological control

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sex Ratios Under Maternal Control

  • Sex Ratios Under Compromised Maternal Control

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References