volume 163, issue 1, P70-81 2017
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12561
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Pascal M. Ayelo, Antonio A. Sinzogan, Aimé H. Bokonon-Ganta, Miriam F. Karlsson

Abstract: Abstract Parasitoids that oviposit in a concealed host inside a plant part need to be able to find both the plant and the host. Egg parasitoids of fruit‐infesting Tephritidae need to assess the oviposition site based both on the host egg and the infested fruit. Infestation by Tephritidae fruit flies threatens fruit and vegetable production. Management methods have been implemented including biological control, using Fopius arisanus Sonan (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). The parasitism by F. arisanus in three Tephri…

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