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Genetics-based methods for agricultural insect pest management

Abstract:

1. The sterile insect technique is an area-wide pest control method that reduces agricultural pest populations by releasing mass-reared sterile insects that compete for mates with wild insects. Contemporary genetics-based technologies have been developed that use insects that are homozygous for a repressible dominant lethal genetic construct rather than being sterilized by irradiation.

2. Engineered strains of agricultural pest species, including moths such as the diamondback mot...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/afe.12241

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Agricultural and Forest Entomology Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
2
Pages:
131-140
Publication date:
2017-06-21
Acceptance date:
2017-05-21
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EISSN:
1461-9563
ISSN:
1461-9555
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696638
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2017-05-21

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