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- Wen, B.; Brower, J.H.
- Biological control 1995 v.5 no.2 pp. 151
- wheat; storage pests; Sitophilus oryzae; Anisopteromalus calandrae; Theocolax elegans; ecological competition; population density; population dynamics; sex ratio; parasitoids; parasites; grain storage facilities
- ... Competition between parasitoids was studied by exposing immature rice weevils, Sitophilus oryzae (L.), developing in wheat to Anisopteromalus calandrae (Howard) alone, Choetospila elegans Westwood alone, or both species together. With A. calandrae only, the emergence of A. calandrae progeny tended to peak near four or eight female parasitoids and parasitoid-induced mortality increased with increas ...