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Parasitoid Population Biology
Edited by Michael E. Hochberg & Anthony R. Ives

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface xi List of Contributors xiii One: Introduction by Michael E. Hochberg and Anthony R. Ives 3
PART ONE: POPULATION DYNAMICS 15
Two: Host Location and Selection in the Field by Jgr6me Casas 17
Three: Effects of Parasitoid Clutch Size on Host-Parasitoid Population Dynamic by George E. Heimpel 27
Four: Host-Parasitoid Models: The Story of a Successful Failure by Carlos Bernstein 41
Five: A Field Guide to Studying Spatial Pattern Formation in Host-Parasitoid Systems by Susan Harrison 58
Parasitoid Spread: Lessons for and from Invasion Biology by Alan Hastings 70
Seven: Landscape Ecology of Parasitism by Jens Roland 83
PART TWO: POPULATION DIVERSITY 101
Eight: The Evolution of Parasitoid Egg Load by Minus van Baalen 103
Nine: Host Resistance, Parasitoid Virulence, and Population Dynamics by H. C. J. Godfray 121
Ten: Developmental Traits and Life-History Evolution in Parasitoids by Michael R. Strand 139
Eleven: Host Specificity and Trophic Relationships of Hyperparasitoids by Jacques Brodeur 163
Twelve: Comparing Parasitoid-Dominated Food Webs with Other Food Webs: Problems and Future Promises by Marcel Holyoak 184
Thirteen: Species Coexistence in Parasitoid Communities: Does Competition Matter? by Bradford A. Hawkins 198
PART THREE: POPULATION APPLICATIONS 215
Fourteen: Biological Control: The Need for Realistic Models and Experimental Approaches to Parasitoid Introductions by Nick Mills 217
Fifteen: Parasitoid Populations in the Agricultural Landscape by Teja Tscharntke 235
Sixteen: Threats, Flies, and Protocol Gaps: Can Evolutionary Ecology Save Biological Control? by Bernard D. Roitberg 254
Seventeen: "What, Conserve Parasitoids?" by Michael E. Hochberg 266
Eighteen: Conclusions: Debating Parasitoid Population Biology over the Next Twenty Years by Anthony R. Ives and Michael E. Hochberg 278
References 305
Index 359

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