14. Implications of Host-Associated Differentiation in the Control of Pest Species

  1. Pedro Barbosa2,
  2. Deborah K. Letourneau3 and
  3. Anurag A. Agrawal4,5
  1. Raul F. Medina

Published Online: 29 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118295205.ch14

Insect Outbreaks Revisited

Insect Outbreaks Revisited

How to Cite

Medina, R. F. (2012) Implications of Host-Associated Differentiation in the Control of Pest Species, in Insect Outbreaks Revisited (eds P. Barbosa, D. K. Letourneau and A. A. Agrawal), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118295205.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA

  2. 3

    Environmental Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA

  3. 4

    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA

  4. 5

    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX USA 77843

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337594

Online ISBN: 9781118295205



  • HAD implications in pest species control;
  • HAD in herbivorous insect pests;
  • ecological barriers, due to various selection pressures;
  • HAD, with reproductive or ecological isolation and/or morphological divergence;
  • HAD, and pest outbreaks from native herbivorous using non-native crops;
  • HAD and insecticide resistance;
  • HAD and pest resistance to natural enemies;
  • IPM affected by HAD, use of genetically modified crops;
  • HAD, influencing pest management practices


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Host-associated differentiation in herbivorous insect pests

  • Host-associated differentiation in parasitoids

  • Impact of host-associated differentiation in agricultural practices

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References