volume 167, issue 3, P241-251 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12755
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Valeh Ebrahimi, Ahmad Ashouri, Paul F. Rugman‐Jones, Amelia R. I. Lindsey, Mohammad Javan‐Nikkhah, Richard Stouthamer

Abstract: Abstract Trichogramma wasps (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) are egg parasitoids commonly employed in augmentative biological control releases against a variety of mainly lepidopteran pests. By exploiting the mechanism by which the endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia induces parthenogenesis in this genus, we created a set of completely homozygous Wolbachia‐infected recombinant isofemale lines (RILs), each consisting of a different combination of the genome of two well‐characterized lines of Trichogramma pretios…

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