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The proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Phthiraptera, held on 13-18 June 2010 in Urgup, Cappadocia, Turkey are contained in this supplement. Abstracts presented in this publication address topics on the prophylaxis and control; faunistics, morphology, and physiology; systematics,...

Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2010, 34, Supplement 1, pp iii-xxiii + 3-154

Three models for the evolution of host-feeding behaviour in parasitoid wasps are developed. The first assumes that the wasp host-feeds purely to obtain resources to mature eggs (limited resource model) while the second assumes that host-feeding provides energy for maintenance (pro-ovigenic model)....

Chan, M. S.; Godfray, H. C. J.
Evolutionary Ecology, 1993, 7, 6, pp 593-604

Host selection by solitary parasitoids is modelled as a problem in the evolution of life histories. Two kinds of trade-offs are considered: patchy versus fine-grained host distribution and an egg production rate that is either negatively related to adult survival or a fixed constant. These lead to...

Charnov, E. L.; Stephens, D. W.
American Naturalist, 1988, 132, 5, pp 707-722

The 22 chapters of this book, by many authors, discuss: electrophoresis as a technique in the research of evolutionary biology of agricultural pests; electrophoretic studies in population biology; genetic studies of species differences and their relevance to the problem of species formation in ...

Systematics Association Special Volume, 1989, 39, pp xiii + 497 pp.

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