High Hyperparasitism of Cotesia rubecula (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Minnesota and Massachusetts

Jerome J. Weis, Hannah L. Gray, George E. Heimpel

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)385-389
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2016

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Funding Information:
We thank Gary Gibson and John Huber for identifications of the Baryscapus, Catolaccus and Conura parasitoids. We thank Roy Van Driesche for help coordinating and conducting field sampling in Massachusetts. We thank Courtney Tchida, Aimee Talbot, and Mary Rogers for access to Brassica plantings in Minnesota and Mountain View Farm and Intervale Farm for access to plantings in Massachusetts. We also thank Andrew Cumming, Jonathan Dregni, Michela Matos, Marshall Rengstorf and Ben Stevens for help with field and laboratory work. Funding was provided by a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA-NIFA 2014-67013-21727) and the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.


  • Baryscapus galactopus
  • Conura
  • Pieris rapae
  • biological control

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