Natural Enemies

  • Robert van den Bosch
  • P. S. Messenger
  • A. P. Gutierrez

Abstract

The term entomophagy is a combination of the Greek words entomon (insect) and phagein (to eat), and thus denotes the insect-eating habit. There is also an adjectival form of this Greek word combination, as when we speak of entomophagous insects. Finally, the same Greek combination is used in a generic sense when we lump the insect-eaters together as entomophaga.

Keywords

Biological Control Natural Enemy Parasitoid Species Lady Beetle Classical Biological Control 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert van den Bosch
    • 1
  • P. S. Messenger
    • 1
  • A. P. Gutierrez
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Biological ControlUniversity of California, BerkeleyAlbanyUSA

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