hyperparasitism


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hyperparasitism

(ˌhaɪpəˈpærəsaɪˌtɪzəm)
n
(Biology) a relationship between two parasites in which one develops within the other
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rolfsii was evaluated based on radial growth of pathogen, overgrowth speed of Trichoderma on pathogen colony, production of yellow pigment in overlapped area of two colonies and hyperparasitism (mycelial coiling) (Dennis and Webester, 1971; Kucuk and Kivance, 2003).
Hyperparasitism of the cryptoniscid isopod Liriopsis pygmaea on the lithodid Paralomis granulosa from the Beagle Channel, Argentina.
emiratus, especially after the first generation when heteronomous hyperparasitism becomes possible (Walter 1983; Williams 1996).
The interactions observed in the SEM analysis can be considered as typical of hyperparasitism (Agrios, 2005).
Consequently, several researches revealed that antagonistic effect of fungi could be due to mechanisms of volatile metabolites and hyperparasitism [11].
The parasitic mode of life, although not exclusive to hymenopterans, is a distinctive and important behavior, that is present in a wide variety of relationships, including endoparasitism, ectoparsitism, hyperparasitism and others.
However, the 2 potential mechanisms still deserve more research to explain why tachinids are less susceptible to crop protection products than hymenopterans and, to evaluate the impact of individual crop protection products, particularly volatile insecticides and nematicides, on the levels of parasitism and hyperparasitism by hymenopterans.
Simple laboratory tests can determine whether larval competition or hyperparasitism occurs among parasitoid species targeted for biological control.