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- Targovska, Asya, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Plos One 2016 v.11 no.8 pp. 1-15
- Ceratitis capitata; cryopreservation; developmental stages; eclosion; embryo (animal); fruit crops; fruit flies; hatching; inbreeding; mass rearing; pests; pupation; risk; sex determination analysis; sterile insect technique; strains; vitrification
- ... The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, is one of the most serious pests of fruit crops world-wide. During the last decades, area-wide pest management (AW-IPM) approaches with a sterile insect technique (SIT) component have been used to control populations of this pest in an effective and environment-friendly manner. The development of genetic sexing strains (GSS), such as the Vienna 8 st ...
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