Journal of Świętokrzyskie Mountains Region
Series B – Natural Sciences
2009, No 30, 121-137
INVESTIGATIONS ON INSECT PARASITOIDS FROM THE FAMILY BRACONIDAE (HYMENOPTERA)
Stanisław K. Wiąckowski
Key words: Braconidae, taxonomic, insect parasitoids, biological control
Presented paper concerns Polish investigations on insect parasitoids from the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera). The first part of the paper deals with taxonomic characteristic and Polish papers on biology, ecology and host parasitoid relations are discussed. Many species from this family were utilized in biological control of insect pests in both Poland and foreign countries. The paper is based on 165 most important Polish papers on this subject.