Male-biased adult production of the striped fruit fly, Zeugodacus scutellata, by feeding dsRNA fpecific to Transformer-2M. A. Al Baki, M. Vatanparast and Y. Kim, Insects, 11:211. 2020.
Sterile insect release technique (SIT) is effective for eradicating quarantine insects including various tephritid fruit flies. When SIT is used for fruit flies, it is challenging to remove females from sterile males due to oviposition-associated piercing damage. This study ...
Keywords: dsRNA, RNAi, SIT, sterile insect technique, tephritid fruit flies, Transformer-2