Combined Effects of Mating Disruption, Insecticides, and the Sterile Insect Technique on Cydia pomonella in New ZealandR. M. Horner, P. L. Lo, D. J. Rogers, J. T. S. Walker and D. M. Suckling, Insects, 11:23. 2020.
We aimed to supplement these tactics with the sterile insect technique (SIT) to further suppress the codling moth on orchards. SIT involves mass rearing and sterilizing codling moth and then releasing them onto orchards where they mate with wild insects resulting in no offspring. ...
Keywords: Cydia pomonella, Eradication, genetic biocontrol, orchard, SIT, sterile insect technique, suppression, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle