Effect of host age on searching and oviposition behaviour of Diaeretiella rapae (M'Intosh) (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae).

@inproceedings{Kant2008EffectOH,
  title={Effect of host age on searching and oviposition behaviour of Diaeretiella rapae (M'Intosh) (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae).},
  author={Rashmi Kant and W. R. Manoharie Sandanayaka and Xiong Zhao He and Qiao Wang},
  year={2008}
}
Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand HortResearch, Private Bag 92169, Auckland, New Zealand Corresponding author: Q.Wang@massey.ac.nz ABSTRACT Diaeretiella rapae is an important biological control agent of cabbage aphid. Host searching, handling and oviposition behaviour were foraging time searching for hosts. Host handling time of the parasitoid decreased with increased number of host encounters. The females were 

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