Chapter 3. Parasitoid Foraging and Oviposition Behavior in the Field

  1. Éric Wajnberg,
  2. Carlos Bernstein and
  3. Jacques van Alphen
  1. George E. Heimpel and
  2. Jérôme Casas

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch3

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

Heimpel, G. E. and Casas, J. (2008) Parasitoid Foraging and Oviposition Behavior in the Field, 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.ch3

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 foraging;
  • parasitism;
  • laboratory studies;
  • host encounter;
  • lower egg loads

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Density dependence

  • Reproductive strategies

  • Concluding statements

  • Acknowledgments

  • References