Can a Genetically Modified Bug Combat a Global Farm Plague?E. Nitler, Wired, 2020.
Executives from the US-owned, but UK-based, firm Oxitec and its multinational partner Bayer announced today that they have developed a fall armyworm that has a self-limiting gene introduced into the male of the species.
Keywords: autocidal, Bayer, fall army worm, frugiperda, genetic biocontrol, Oxitec, SIT, Spodoptera, sterile insect technique
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