Habitat, directional orientation, and entrance diameter preference of northern Michigan parasitoid larvae provisioning.

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dc.contributor.author Dirlikov, Emilio en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS Campus en_US
dc.coverage.spatial UMBS Station en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-14T23:27:06Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-14T23:27:06Z
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/55010
dc.description.abstract We explored northern Michigan parasitoids by looking at three factors that may afect larvae provisioning: habitat, direction, and provision entrance diameter. We distributed 275 wooden blocks over two habitats, lakeside and woods-edge, and allowed provisioning to occur over approximately 40 days. In fastening blocks to trees, we orientated blocks in three directions: North-South, East-West, and Vertical. Diameter of the prepared hole in blocks where provision occurred was noted upon collection of provisioned. Parasitoids preferred the woods-edge site over the lakeside site for larvae provisioning (Mann-Whitney U, U=10435.5, p=0.004). Parasitoids showed no preference in the orientation of the wooden blocks (Kruskal-Wallis, p>0.05) or for entrance diameter (Chi-Squared, p>0.05) for larval provisioning. en_US
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dc.subject Parasitology en_US
dc.subject.other INSECTS en_US
dc.subject.other INVERTEBRATES en_US
dc.subject.other PARASITES en_US
dc.subject.other HOSTS en_US
dc.subject.other HYMENOPTERA en_US
dc.subject.other VASCULAR en_US
dc.subject.other PLANTS en_US
dc.subject.other LARVAE en_US
dc.subject.other PREFERENCE en_US
dc.subject.other HABITAT en_US
dc.subject.other ANALYSIS en_US
dc.title Habitat, directional orientation, and entrance diameter preference of northern Michigan parasitoid larvae provisioning. en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Natural Resource and Environment en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Biological Station, University of Michigan en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/55010/1/3451.pdf en_US
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dc.owningcollname Biological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)
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