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- Shelly, T.E.; McCombs, S.D.; McInnis, D.O.
- Environmental entomology 2000 v.29 no.6 pp. 1152-1156
- methyl eugenol, etc ; sterile insect technique; translocation lines; males; strain differences; mating competitiveness; mating frequency; irradiation; Bactrocera dorsalis; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... A major advance in sterile insect release programs against tephritid fruit fly pests has been the development of genetic sexing strains, which allow the production of males-only lines for field release. Genetic sexing strains both reduce the costs associated with mass rearing and enhance the mating effectiveness of sterile males. Research and application of genetic sexing strains has been limited ...