Meaning Factitious host
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Factitious host


A host other than the target host for parasitoids, one that biocontrol practitioners may more readily rear than the target host in a laboratory, thus implying that the biocontrol agent is not absolute [..]
Source: edis.ifas.ufl.edu

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Factitious host


When you force a biological control agent to feed on an insect or mite that it would not feed on it in nature. This can allows for higher production levels.
Source: bugladyconsulting.com

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An insect that is not the preferred host but is used as a host for the production of parasitoids. such as hosts are usually used because they are easier to rear in large numbers than the preferred host.
SIYA THAKUR - 12 April 2021

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