Keywords: tsetse

Near-infrared imaging for automated tsetse pupae sex sorting in support of the sterile insect technique

R. Argilés-Herrero, G. Salvador-Herranz, A. G. Parker, M. Zacarés, A. G. Fall, A. M. Gaye, A. Nawaz, P. Takáč, M. J. B. Vreysen and C. J. de Beer,  Parasite,  30. 2023.
Tsetse flies are the cyclical vectors of African trypanosomes and one of several methods to manage this vector is the sterile insect technique (SIT). The ability to determine the sex of tsetse pupae with the objective to separate the sexes before adult emergence has been a major ...
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Evaluating the Effect of Irradiation on the Densities of Two RNA Viruses in Glossina morsitans morsitans

C. K. Mirieri, A. M. M. Abd-Alla, V. I. D. Ros and M. M. van Oers,  Insects,  14. 2023.
Tsetse flies are cyclic vectors of Trypanosoma parasites, which cause debilitating diseases in humans and animals. To decrease the disease burden, the number of flies is reduced using the sterile insect technique (SIT), where male flies are sterilized through irradiation and ...
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