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- Wade P. Heller, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Biological control 2018 v.118 pp. 10-15
- Bactrocera dorsalis; DNA; Diachasmimorpha longicaudata; Fopius arisanus; biological control; eggs; interspecific competition; laboratory rearing; larvae; orchards; parasitism; parasitoids; pupae
- ... Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead) and Fopius arisanus (Sonan), are two of the most abundant and widely used parasitoids for biological control of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) worldwide. However, interspecific competition between them frequently occurs within a single host once they coexit in same orchard, resulting in reduction of their combined impact. However, thus far, it is difficult to c ...