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Optimal barrier zones for stopping the invasion of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes via transgenic or sterile insect techniques

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Biological invasions have dramatically altered the natural world by threatening native species and their communities. Moreover, when the invading species is a vector for human disease, there are further substantive public health and economic impacts. The development of transgenic technologies is being explored in relation to new approaches for the biological control of insect pests. We investigate the use of two control strategies, classical sterile insect techniques and transgenic late-actin...

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10.1007/s12080-013-0178-4

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Journal:
Theoretical Ecology
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
427-442
Publication date:
2013-11-01
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EISSN:
1874-1746
ISSN:
1874-1738
Source identifiers:
439086
Language:
English
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pubs:439086
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Deposit date:
2014-02-08

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