Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests from Research to Field Implementation

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Author: Editors: M.J.B. Vreysen, A. S. Robinson
Language: English
ISBN/ISSN: 9781402060588
Published on: 2007-01

【Main Contents】 Section 1: Setting the Scene ● Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management (AW-IPM): Principles, Practice and Prospects ● Area-Wide Pest Management: Environmental, Economic and Food Issues Section 2: Basic Research ● Engineering Insects for the Sterile Insect Technique ● The hobo, Hermes and Herves Transposable Elements of Insects ● Improving the Ecological Safety of Transgenic Insects for Field Release: New Vectors for Stability and Genomic Targeting ● Development of an Embryonic Lethality System in Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis capititata ● New Sexing Strains for Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis capitata: Transforming Females into males ● Developing Transgenic Sexing Strains for the Release of Non-Transgenic Sterile Male Codling Moths Cydia pomonella ● Sex Chromatin Body as a Cytogenetic Marker of W Chromosome Aberrations in Cydia pomonella Females ● Potential Use of a Conditional Lethal Transgenic Pink Bollworm Pectinophora gossypiella in Area-Wide Eradication or Suppression Programmes ● Wolbachia-Induced Cytoplasmic Incompatibility to Control Insect Pests? ● Symbiosis-Based Technological Advances to Improve Tsetse Glossina spp. SIT Application ● Colony Maintenance and Mass-Rearing: Using Cold Storage Technology for Extending the Shelf-Life of Insects ● Improving the Efficacy of the Sterile Insect Technique for Fruit Files by Incorporation of Hormone and Dietary Supplements into Adult Holding Protocols ● Unfaithful Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis capitata Females: Impact on the SIT? ● Assessing Genetic Variation in New World Screwworm Cochliomyia hominivorax Populations from Uruguary ● Emerging Mosquito-Borne Flaviviruses in Central Europe: Usetu Virus and Novel West Nile Viruses Section 3: Modeling and Methods Development Section 4: Feasibility Studies Section 5: Commercialization and Regulation Section 6: Pilot Programmes Section 7: Operational AW-IPM Programmes Section 8: Lessons Learned

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