Symbiosis in the service of biological control

Published on
November 20, 2018

Insect-symbiont interactions play an important role in a wide variety of their host’s life history traits and have positive effects on the insect general health and fitness. These positive effects can contribute to the improvement of the olive fruit fly mass production, which is of great importance for both the fly and the parasitoid toward the implementation of AW-IPM programs with a SIT component.