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Parasitoids of Drosophila

Author: Geneviève Prévost
Publisher: London : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2009.
Series: Advances in parasitology, v. 70.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies have been conducted on various parasitoid species, and almost all different approaches of the biology of parasitoids have been studied on parasitoids of Drosophila. This book synthesizes the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geneviève Prévost
ISBN: 9780123747921 0123747929
OCLC Number: 424556154
Description: xxiii, 381, [8] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ecology of Drosophila Parasitoids. Ecology and life history evolution of frugivorous Drosophila parasitoids --
Decision-making dynamics in parasitoids of Drosophila --
Dynamic use of fruit odours to locate host larvae : individual learning, physiological state and genetic variability as adaptive mechanisms --
The Physiology and Genetics of Immunity Relationships Between Parasitoids and Their Drosophila Hosts. The role of melanization and cytotoxic by-products in the cellular immune responses of Drosophila against parasitic wasps --
Virulence factors and strategies of Leptopilina spp.: selective responses in Drosophilia hosts --
Variation of Leptopilina Boulardi success in drosophila hosts : what is inside the black box? --
Immune resistance of Drosophila hosts against Asobara parasitoids : cellular aspects --
Components of Asobara venoms and their effects on hosts --
Strategies and Evolution of Parasitoid Virulence and Host Resistance. Strategies of avoidance of host immune defenses in Asobara species --
Evolution of host resistance and parasitoid counter-resistance --
Local, geographic and phylogenetic scales of coevolution in Drosophila-parasitoid interactions --
Symbiotic Organisms of Drosophila Parasitoids. Drosophila-parasitoid communities as model systems for host-Wolbachia interactions --
A virus-shaping reproductive strategy in a Drosophila parasitoid.
Series Title: Advances in parasitology, v. 70.
Responsibility: edited by Geneviève Prévost.

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