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parasites instead of parasitoids [#1608]
Thanks to the SWG for the preparation of this document.

I have one suggestion:

The term “parasitoid”is a specific term coined to be used for insect parasites. For plants, the term "parasite" may be more appropriate.
posted on 2010-03-14 13:12 UTC by Dr. Eliana Maria Gouveia Fontes, Brazil
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RE: parasites instead of parasitoids [#1609]
Continuing to my former comment:

The word "predator" is commonly used for carnivores. However, it is also sometimes used of seed eaters (seed predators). To avoid ambiquity, I suggest to add the "herbivores" on line 127. The sentence would read:

...with their herbivores, predators, parasites and pathogens, and..
posted on 2010-03-14 13:33 UTC by Dr. Eliana Maria Gouveia Fontes, Brazil
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