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Quality of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) reared at different host densities and the estimated cost of its commercial production
(Biological Control, 2012-11-01) [Artigo]
The objective of this study was to evaluate the quality of the parasitoid Cotesia flavipes (Cameron) reared at different densities of its host, Diatraea saccharalis (Fabr.), and to estimate the costs of its production. ...
Comparative biology and production costs of Podisus nigrispinus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) when fed different types of prey
(Biological Control, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
The objective of our work was to identify the prey that offers optimum production of the predator, Podisus nigrispinus (Dallas). The cost of predator production was determined for each prey. We test the hypothesis that ...
The trajectory of the ability to innovate and the financial performance of the Brazilian industry
(Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2018-02-01) [Artigo]
This research analyzes the cumulative trajectory of Brazilian industry's ability to innovate and the impact of this resource on firms' financial performance. From a broad base of data taken at the firm level, a cross-sectional ...