Keywords: olive fruit fly

Model Concepts for Gene Drive Dynamics

Johnannes L. Frieß, Merle Preu and Broder Breckling,  Gene Drives at Tipping Points,  2020.
The GeneTip project works on the conception and design modeling of population dynamics influenced by gene drives. In this pursuit, multiple different approaches and concepts have been developed to on one hand, be able to cover a broad perspective on the topic but on the other ...
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Case Study 1: Olive Fruit Fly (Bactrocera oleae)

Merle Preu, Johannes L. Frieß, Broder Breckling and Winfried Schröder,  Gene Drives at Tipping Points,  2020.
The olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae is a phytophagous insect associated to olive trees (Olea europaea, Oleaceae). Its larvae monophagously feed on olive fruits, the fly is therefore considered the most severe pest of olive cultivation causing tremendous economic losses. The ...
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