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- Roehrdanz, R.L.
- Journal of economic entomology 1994 v.87 no.3 pp. 676-679
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Heliothis virescens; genes; mitochondrial DNA; sterile insect technique; backcrossing; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... Release of sterile backcross males from [Heliothis subflexa (F.) X H. virescens (Guenee) females X H. virescens males] has been suggested as a means of reducing populations of H. virescens. A simple method is needed to measure the persistence or dispersal of the backcross sterility genetic factors. Backcross male sterility is transmitted via maternal inheritance. The mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) also ...