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Influence of host size on parasitism by Aphytis chrysomphali and A. melinus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) in Mediterranean populations of California red scale Aonidiella aurantii (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)

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Influence of host size on parasitism by Aphytis chrysomphali and A. melinus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) in Mediterranean populations of California red scale Aonidiella aurantii (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)

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Pekas, A.; Aguilar Martí, MA.; Tena Barreda, A.; Garcia Marí, F. (2010). Influence of host size on parasitism by Aphytis chrysomphali and A. melinus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) in Mediterranean populations of California red scale Aonidiella aurantii (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Biological Control. 55(2):132-140. doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2010.07.010

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Title: Influence of host size on parasitism by Aphytis chrysomphali and A. melinus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) in Mediterranean populations of California red scale Aonidiella aurantii (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto Agroforestal Mediterráneo - Institut Agroforestal Mediterrani
Universitat Politècnica de València. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica y del Medio Natural - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Agronòmica i del Medi Natural
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The ectoparasitoids Aphytis chrysomphali Mercet and A. melinus DeBach (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) are the principal natural enemies of California red scale (CRS) Aonidiella aurantii (Maskell) (Hemiptera: Dias-pididae) in ...[+]
Subjects: Aphytis , Biological control , Citrus , Parasitism , Sex allocation , Sex ratio
Copyrigths: Cerrado
Source:
Biological Control. (issn: 1049-9644 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2010.07.010
Publisher:
Elsevier
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2010.07.010
Thanks:
We thank Aleixandre Beltra for his careful review and suggestions and Cristina Navarro Campos for help with the map drawing. This work was supported by the project AGL2005-07155-C03-03 assigned to F.G.M from the Ministerio ...[+]
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