Nikolaos T Papadopoulos

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Polygynous males must balance their limited ejaculate resources between current copulations, with putative future ones. Working on olive flies (Bactrocera oleae), our objectives were to determine (a) how males budget sperm to consecutive copulations, (b) what costs consecutive copulations incur, and (c) how male mating history affects female fecundity,(More)
Rhagoletis cerasi (Diptera: Tephritidae) is a major pest of sweet and sour cherries in Europe and parts of Asia. Despite its economic significance, there is a lack of studies on the genetic structure of R. cerasi populations. Elucidating the genetic structure of insects of economic importance is crucial for developing phenological-predictive models and(More)
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