Keywords: boosted SIT

Exploration of the potential of a boosted sterile insect technique to control fruit flies in mango orchards

Esther Gnilane Diouf, Thierry Brévault, Saliou Ndiaye, Cyril Piou,  Pest Management Science,  2024.
An innovative version of the sterile insect technique (SIT) for pest control, called boosted SIT, relies on the use of sterile males coated with a biocide to control a target wild pest population of the same species. The objective of the present study was to assess the relevance ...
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An agent-based model to simulate the boosted Sterile Insect Technique for fruit fly management

E. G. Diouf, T. Brévault, S. Ndiaye, E. Faye, A. Chailleux, P. Diatta and C. Piou,  Ecological Modelling,  468:109951. 2022.
The sterile insect technique (SIT) is a method of biological control of pests and disease vector insects. It includes mass-rearing and release of sterile males of the target species so that wild females mated with sterile males would not produce offspring. An innovative version ...
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