Why Flight Testing is an Important Step in Sterile Insect TechniqueE. Ricciuti, Entomology Today, 2021.
Releasing hordes of sterilized male insects for unfruitful mating with females—a process known as the sterile insect technique (SIT)—is a proven process for combating many species of pests. Its success depends on sterile males dispersing widely enough to outcompete their wild ...
Keywords: irradiation, Orangeworm, SIT, sterile insect technique
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