Table of contents for Behavioral ecology of insect parasitoids : from theoretical approaches to field applications / edited by Eric Wajnberg, Carlos Bernstein, and Jacques van Alphen.

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Part 1 Current issues in behavioral ecology of insect parasitoids
1 Optimal foraging behavior and efficient biological control methods
Nick J. Mills and ¿ric Wajnberg
2 Parasitoid fitness: from a simple idea to an intricate concept
Minus van Baalen and Lia Hemerik
3 Parasitoid foraging and oviposition behavior in the field
George E. Heimpel and J¿r¿me Casas
4 Behavior influences whether intra-guild predation disrupts herbivore suppression by parasitoids
William E. Snyder and Anthony R. Ives
5 Chemical and behavioral ecology in insect parasitoids: how to behave optimally in a complex odorous environment?
Monika Hilker and Jeremy McNeil
6 Parasitoid and host nutritional physiology in behavioral ecology
Michael R. Strand and J¿r¿me Casas
7 Food-searching in parasitoids: the dilemma of choosing between ?immediate? or future fitness gains
Carlos Bernstein and Mark Jervis
8 Information acquisition, information processing, and patch time allocation in insect parasitoids
Jacques J.M. van Alphen and Carlos Bernstein
9 Competition and asymmetric wars of attrition in insect parasitoids
Patsy Haccou and Jacques J.M. van Alphen
10 Risk assessment and host exploitation strategies in insect parasitoids
Luc-Alain Giraldeau and Guy Boivin
Part 2 Extension of behavioral ecology of insect parasitoids to other fields
11 Multitrophic interactions and parasitoid behavioral ecology
Louise E.M. Vet and H. Charles J. Godfray
12 Parasitoid sex ratios and biological control
Paul J. Ode and Ian C.W. Hardy
13 Linking foraging and dynamics
Michael B. Bonsall and Carlos Bernstein
14 Linking behavioral ecology to the study of host resistance and parasitoid counter-resistance
Alex R. Kraaijeveld and H. Charles J. Godfray
Part 3 Methodological issues in behavioral ecology
15 State-dependent problems for parasitoids: case studies and solutions
Bernard Roitberg and Pierre Bernhard
16 A Bayesian approach to optimal foraging in parasitoids
Jean-S¿bastien Pierre and Richard F. Green
17 Finding optimal behaviors with genetic algorithms
Thomas S. Hoffmeister and ¿ric Wajnberg
18 Statistical tools for analyzing data on behavioral ecology of insect parasitoids
¿ric Wajnberg and Patsy Haccou

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Parasitic insects -- Behavior.
Parasitoids -- Behavior.
Parasitic insects -- Ecology.
Parasitoids -- Ecology.
Insect pests -- Biological control.