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Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 675242, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/675242
Research Article

Comparative Study of the Morphology of the Ovipositor of Platygaster diplosisae (Hymenoptera: Platygasteridae) and Aprostocetus procerae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) Two Parasitoids Associated with the African Rice Gall Midge, Orseolia oryzivora (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)

1Institut de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA), Station de Farako-Bâ 01, BP 910, Bobo-Dioulasso 01, Burkina Faso
2FAO 12, BP 210, Ouagadougou 12, Burkina Faso
3Equipe d'Ecobiologie des Insectes Parasitoïdes, Campus de Beaulieu, Faculté des Sciences, Université de Rennes I, Avenue du Général Leclerc, F-34042 Rennes Cedex , France

Received 23 October 2008; Revised 9 January 2009; Accepted 23 March 2009

Academic Editor: Bethia King

Copyright © 2009 Souleymane Nacro and Jean-Pierre Nénon. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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