Chapter 2. Parasitoid Fitness: From a Simple Idea to an Intricate Concept

  1. Éric Wajnberg,
  2. Carlos Bernstein and
  3. Jacques van Alphen
  1. Minus van Baalen and
  2. Lia Hemerik

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch2

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

van Baalen, M. and Hemerik, L. (2008) Parasitoid Fitness: From a Simple Idea to an Intricate Concept, 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.ch2

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:

  • natural selection;
  • behavioral ecology;
  • parasitoid fitness;
  • parasitism;
  • host tissue

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Practical Approaches to Parasitoid Fitness

  • Theoretical Approach to Parasitoid Fitness

  • Aspects Affecting Parasitoid Fitness

  • Discussion

  • References

  • Appendix: Competition Among Parasitoids