Chapter 4. Parasitoids of Pollen Beetles

  1. David V. Alford
  1. Christer Nilsson

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750988.ch4

Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests

Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests

How to Cite

Nilsson, C. (2003) Parasitoids of Pollen Beetles, in Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests (ed D. V. Alford), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750988.ch4

Author Information

  1. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Crop Science, S-23053 Alnarp, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054275

Online ISBN: 9780470750988



  • parasitoids of pollen beetles;
  • nomenclature of parasitoids;
  • genus phradis;
  • genus cerchysiella;
  • univoltine parasitoids


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nomenclature of the Parasitoids

  • Distribution of the Parasitoids

  • Life History and Biology on the Crop

  • Host Selection, Host Defence Reactions and Parasitoid Mortality

  • Effects of Insecticides

  • Landscape Structure

  • Acknowledgements