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Employing evolutionary theory to improve biological pest control: Causes of non-adaptive sex allocation behavior in parasitoid wasps and implications

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Beltrà Ivars, A.; Pekas, A.; Soto Sánchez, AI.; Tena Barreda, A. (2014). Employing evolutionary theory to improve biological pest control: Causes of non-adaptive sex allocation behavior in parasitoid wasps and implications. Basic and Applied Ecology. 15:625-632. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2014.09.002

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Title: Employing evolutionary theory to improve biological pest control: Causes of non-adaptive sex allocation behavior in parasitoid wasps and implications
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ecosistemas Agroforestales - Departament d'Ecosistemes Agroforestals
Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto Agroforestal Mediterráneo - Institut Agroforestal Mediterrani
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[EN] Models based on sex allocation theory predict that when the fitness gains from larger size differ between male and female offspring, mothers should produce the sex that will offer the greatest investment return. ...[+]
Subjects: Sex ratio theory , Coccoidea , Encyrtidae , Behavioral ecology
Copyrigths: Cerrado
Source:
Basic and Applied Ecology. (issn: 1439-1791 ) (eissn: 1618-0089 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2014.09.002
Publisher:
Elsevier
Publisher version: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2014.09.002
Thanks:
We thank Felix Wackers, Peter Mayhew and Apostolos Kapranas for their helpful comments on the manuscript. A. Tena was a recipient of a postdoctoral fellowship from the MCINN (Juan de la Cierva program). A. Beltra was a ...[+]
Type: Artículo

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