Chapter 6. Parasitoid and Host Nutritional Physiology in Behavioral Ecology

  1. Éric Wajnberg,
  2. Carlos Bernstein and
  3. Jacques van Alphen
  1. Michael R. Strand and
  2. Jérôme Casas

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch6

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

Strand, M. R. and Casas, J. (2008) Parasitoid and Host Nutritional Physiology in Behavioral Ecology, 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.ch6

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;
  • behavioral ecology;
  • idiobiont;
  • pathogens;
  • ectoparasitoids

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background Nutritional Physiology

  • Nutrient Acquisition and Allocation by Parasitoids Varies with life History

  • Parasitoid Nutrient Dynamics

  • Nutrient Dynamics and Immune Defense by Hosts

  • The Power of a Complete Nutrient Budget

  • Nutrient Dynamics and the Future of Behavioral and Population Ecology

  • Acknowledgments

  • References