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- Tillman, P.G.; Laster, M.L.
- Environmental entomology 1995 v.24 no.2 pp. 409-411
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Heliothis virescens; parasitism; Microplitis croceipes; parasitoids; sterile insect technique; biological control; longevity; fecundity; biological development; backcrossing; insect development; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Ovipositional acceptance tests with Microplitis croceipes (Cresson) were conducted in the laboratory using Heliothis virescens (F.) and the H. virescens-H. subflexa back cross. No differences in parasitism rates of the two host types were observed in petri dish bioassays. A similar lack of difference in parasitization of H. virescens and H. virescens-H. subflexa larvae was observed in field studie ...