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Modelling Aedes aegypti mosquito control via transgenic and sterile insect techniques: endemics and emerging outbreaks.

Abstract:

The invasion of pest insects often changes or destroys a native ecosystem, and can result in food shortages and disease endemics. Issues such as the environmental effects of chemical control methods, the economic burden of maintaining control strategies and the risk of pest resistance still remain, and mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever prevail in many countries, infecting over 100 million worldwide in 2010. One environmentally friendly method for mosquito control is the...

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10.1016/j.jtbi.2013.04.014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Mathematical Inst
Journal:
Journal of theoretical biology
Volume:
331
Pages:
78-90
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1095-8541
ISSN:
0022-5193
URN:
uuid:2c816d53-3311-4b56-a933-509392926e2e
Source identifiers:
401795
Local pid:
pubs:401795

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