Chapter 5. Chemical and Behavioral Ecology in Insect Parasitoids: How to Behave Optimally in a Complex Odorous Environment

  1. Éric Wajnberg,
  2. Carlos Bernstein and
  3. Jacques van Alphen
  1. Monika Hilker and
  2. Jeremy McNeil

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch5

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

Hilker, M. and McNeil, J. (2008) Chemical and Behavioral Ecology in Insect Parasitoids: How to Behave Optimally in a Complex Odorous Environment, 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.ch5

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:

  • herbivorous insects;
  • parasitoids;
  • forest pests;
  • biological control programs;
  • general green leaf volatiles

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Informative value of Odor

  • Variation in a Complex Odorous Environment

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References