Sterile Insect Technique

Sterile Insect Technique

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The sterile insect technique (SIT) is an environment-friendly pest control method that fits into area-wide integrated pest management (AW-IPM) programmes. This book describes the principles and practice of SIT, frankly evaluating its strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures. SIT is useful against pests that have considerable impact on plant, animal and human health, and criteria are provided to guide in the selection of pests appropriate for SIT.Extreme variability in sperm precedence in the fungus beetle, Bolitotherus cornutus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Ethology ... 2000. Mediterranean fruit fly preventative release programme in Southern California, pp. 369a€“375. In K. H. Tan (ed.) ... Haynes, J. W., and E. B. Mitchell. 1977. ... Florida Entomologist 85:1a€“ 13. Hendricks, D. E., H. M. Graham, and J. R. Raulston.

Title:Sterile Insect Technique
Author:V.A. Dyck, J. Hendrichs, A.S. Robinson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-02-23


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