Cotesia is a genus of Braconid wasps. Some species parasitize caterpillars of species considered as pests. Thus they are used as biocontrol agents. Cotesia. — Florida Entomologist — Volume , No. 4. Cotesia flavipes ( Hymenoptera: Braconidae) as a biological control agent of sugarcane stem borers in. Summary. Releases of the parasitoid Cotesia flavipes have been carried out since late in Colombia’s Cauca River Valley to complement other biological .

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Crambidae is notable; it is a lepidopteran whose larval form opens galleries inside the sugarcane stalk [ 3 ].

Cotesia flavipes

Advances and challenges in insect rearing. Braconidaea parasite of Chilo sp.

Anais da Sociedade Entomologica do Brasil, 8 2: Although some significant differences flavioes populations and over the generations have been observed in this study, these results were not sufficient to indicate rlavipes effects of the inbreeding process. Interest and difficulties of biological control by introduction of natural enemies — case of the rice borers in Africa.

In haplodiploides groups such as Hymenoptera, the effects of loss of genetic diversity through inbreeding appear to be mild because of the genetic buildup of genders [ 23 ].


Sigwalt B; Pointel JG, Experimental support for multiple-locus complementary sex determination in the parasitoid Cotesia vestalis. Analysis of the reproductive potential of diploid males in the wasp Diadromus pulchellus Hymenoptera: Braconidae using Diatraea saccharalis Lepidoptera: Braconidae parasites of sugar can moth borers in Mauritius.

Some natural enemies of lepidopterous pests in Himachal Pradesh. Each biological characteristic was analyzed separately independent fixed variables, treatment and time; random variable, and replicates within treatmentand an appropriate covariance structure for each characteristic was used [ 21 ]. Overview of biological control of Lepidoptera in the Caribbean.

Cotesia – Wikipedia

Pyralidae on sugar cane in Trinidad. Table 1 Pupal period of individuals from two populations of Cotesia flavipes. Anais da Sociedade Entomologica do Brasil, 9 2: Comparative flavipew and ecology of Apanteles flavipes Cam.

Environmental Entomology, 19 6: Maninder; Varma GC, Acompanhamento de safra brasileira: No significant differences across generations for the same population were observed.

Physiological and biochemical changes in the hemolymph of Chilo suppressalis larvae parasitized by Apanteles chilonis. The inherent species characteristics such as type of sex determination, gregarious habit, and post-emergence behavior [ 63 ] lead us to believe that, indeed, this parasitoid is able to avoid the deleterious effects of inbreeding. Parasitization cotesiz Diatrpa lineolata pupae and diapausing larvae by several exotic parasites. Inbreeding depression and its evolutionary consequences.


Biological control of the sugarcane stem flaviipes Diatraea spp.

The holes left by tlavipes opening of the galleries facilitate the entry of microorganisms such as Fusarium moniliforme and Colletotrichum falcatum. Florida Entomologist, 75 4: Next, the mated females were allowed to parasitize larvae of D.

Without this tag, the paternal allele is able to synthesize the active product. Braconidae in autumn sugarcane fields.

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Similar results were observed by Niyibigira et al. Braconidae in continental Africa. Braconidae for biological control of Chilo partellus Swinhoe Lepidoptera: Another condition that makes outbreeding more likely is the polygamous nature of the female.

Introduction and adaptation of Apanteles flavipes Cam.

Parasites of the moth-borers of sugar-cane in Mauritius. Biological control of agricultural pests in Brazil. The effects of the different parasitoid populations flaviprs analyzed using the repeated measures procedure for an analysis of variance ANOVA; Proc Mixed.