Recently introduced Wolbachia reduces bacterial species richness and reshapes bacterial community structure in Nilaparvata lugensT.-P. Li, C.-Y. Zhou, J.-T. Gong, Z. Xi and X.-Y. Hong, Pest Management Science, 2022.
BACKGROUND Wolbachia has been developed as an effective tool to suppress insect pests and arbovirus transmission. Recently, the brown planthopper Nilaparvata lugens, a serious agricultural pest, has been successfully transinfected with Wolbachia strain wStri from Laodelphax ...
Keywords: IIT, incompatible insect technique, lugens, Nilaparvata, symbiont, wolbachia