Keywords: mass-rearing adaptation

Mass-Rearing Conditions Do Not Always Reduce Genetic Diversity: The Case of the Mexican Fruit Fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Ruiz-Montoya L, Sánchez-Rosario M, López-Gómez E, Garcia-Bautista M, Canedo-Texón A, Haymer D, Liedo P,  Insects,  15:56. 2024.
The application of the sterile insect technique (SIT) requires the adaptation of insects to mass-rearing conditions. It is generally accepted that this adaptation may include a reduction in genetic diversity and an associated loss of desirable characteristics for the effective ...
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