Nancy E. Beckage (1950-2012): pioneer in insect host-parasite interactions.


Nancy E. Beckage is widely recognized for her pioneering work in the field of insect host-parasitoid interactions beginning with endocrine influences of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta, host and its parasitoid wasp Apanteles congregatus (now Cotesia congregata) on each other's development. Moreover, her studies show that the polydnavirus carried by the… (More)
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-052913-021246


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@article{Riddiford2014NancyEB, title={Nancy E. Beckage (1950-2012): pioneer in insect host-parasite interactions.}, author={Lynn M. Riddiford and Bruce A. Webb}, journal={Annual review of entomology}, year={2014}, volume={59}, pages={1-12} }