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- Ronald E. Thresher; Keith Hayes; Nicholas J. Bax; John Teem; Tillmann J. Benfey; Fred Gould
- Biological invasions 2014 v.16 no.6 pp. 1201-1216
- biological control; fish; genes; genetic techniques and protocols; insect pests; integrated pest management; invasive species; issues and policy; males; models; sterile insect technique; triploidy; United States
- ... Genetic options for the control of invasive fishes were recently reviewed and synthesized at a 2010 international symposium, held in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, USA. The only option currently available “off-the-shelf” is triploidy, which can be used to produce sterile males for a release program analogous to those widely and successfully used for biological control of insect pests. However, the Troj ...
- Margaret E. Hunter; Leo G. Nico
- Biological invasions 2015 v.17 no.1 pp. 99-114
- Mylopharyngodon piceus; aquaculture; aquaculture farms; cytochrome b; diploidy; fish; genetic techniques and protocols; genetic variation; geographical distribution; haplotypes; microsatellite repeats; triploidy; watersheds; Mississippi; Mississippi River
- ... Invasive Asian Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) have been present in USA aquaculture facilities since the 1980s and wild Black Carp have been found in the Mississippi River Basin since the early 1990s. This study characterizes the genetic diversity and relatedness of the Basin’s Black Carp and clarifies the introduction history. Analyses focused on three mitochondrial markers (control region, c ...