Keywords: Trojan-Y Chromosome

Optimal control and analysis of a modified trojan Y-Chromosome strategy

M. A. Beauregard, R. D. Parshad, S. Boon, H. Conaway, T. Griffin and J. J. Lyu,  Ecological Modelling,  416. 2020.
The Trojan Y Chromosome (TYC) strategy is a promising eradication method that attempts to manipulate the female to male ratio to promote the reduction of the population of an invasive species. The manipulation stems from an introduction of sex-reversed males, called supermales, ...
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Population Consequences of Releasing Sex-Reversed Fish: Applications and Concerns

C. Wederkind,  Sex Control in Aquaculture,  Chp 8:179-188. 2018.
Sex differentiation is generally more labile in gonochoristic fish than it is, for example, in birds and mammals. Environmentally induced sex reversal is, therefore, often possible, and creates genotype‐phenotype mismatches that can be useful in population management. ...
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Sex Control in Aquaculture: Concept to Practice

H.P. Wang and Z.G. Shen,  Sex Control in Aquaculture,  2018.
Understanding sex determining (SD) mechanisms and related concepts in a wide range of fish species is critical for sex control and large‐scale monosex production in aquaculture, in which monosex culture is superior to mixed‐sex culture. Establishment of phenotypic sex is ...
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A spatially discrete, integral projection model and its application to invasive carp

R. A. Erickson, E. A. Eager, P. M. Kocovsky, D. C. Glover, J. L. Kallis and K. R. Long,  Ecological Modelling,  387:163-171. 2018.
Natural resource managers and ecologists often desire an understanding of spatial dynamics such as migration, dispersion, and meta-population dynamics. Network-node models can capture these salient features. Additionally, the state-variable used with many species may be ...
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Pest demography critically determines the viability of synthetic gene drives for population control

K. E. Wilkins, T. A. A. Prowse, P. Cassey, P. Q. Thomas and J. V. Ross,  Mathematical Biosciences,  305:160-169. 2018.
Synthetic gene drives offer a novel solution for the control of invasive alien species. CRISPR-based gene drives can positively bias their own inheritance, and comprise a DNA sequence that is replicated by homologous recombination. Since gene drives can be positioned to silence ...
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Sex determination in Neotropical fish: Implications ranging from aquaculture technology to ecological assessment

J. I. Fernandino and R. S. Hattori,  General and Comparative Endocrinology,  273:172-183. 2018.
The high biodiversity of fish in the Neotropical region contrasts with scarce or biased studies on the mechanisms involved in the sex determination in members of this fauna. In this review, we attempted to compile the information available on determination, differentiation, and ...
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Ecological and evolutionary applications for environmental sex reversal of fish

A. McNair, P. M. Lokman, G. P. Closs and S. Nakagawa,  Quarterly Review of Biology,  90:23-44. 2015.
Environmental sex reversal (ESR), which results in a mismatch between genotypic and phenotypic sex, is well documented in numerous fish species and may be induced by chemical exposure. Historically, research involving piscine ESR has been carried out with a view to improving ...
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Sperm traits of masculinized fish relative to wild-type males: a systematic review and meta-analyses

A. M. Senior, S. L. Johnson and S. Nakagawa,  Fish and Fisheries,  17:143-164. 2014.
Environmental sex reversal (ESR), whereby environmental effects (e.g. exogenous chemicals) override genetic sex determination, is a commonly used technique in aquaculture and physiology research. We performed a systematic review and meta-analyses of the literature that compares ...
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Global existence and asymptotic behavior of a model for biological control of invasive species via supermale introduction

R. D. Parshad, S. Kouachi and J. B. Gutierrez,  Communications in Mathematical Sciences,  11:971-992. 2013.
The purpose of this manuscript is to propose a model for the biological control of invasive species, via introduction of phenotypically modified organisms into a target population. We are inspired by the earlier Trojan Y Chromosome model [J.B. Gutierrez, J.L. Teem, J. Theo. Bio., ...
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