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Microsatellite Analysis of Olive Fly Populations in the Mediterranean Indicates a Westward Expansion of the Species
Bactrocera oleae is the major insect pest of the olive fruit. Twelve microsatellite loci isolated from the genome of this insect were used in a Mediterranean-wide population analysis. These loci wereExpand
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Analysis of olive fly invasion in California based on microsatellite markers
The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, is the main pest of the olive fruit and its expansion is exclusively restricted to the cultivation zone of the olive tree. Even though olive production has aExpand
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Exploitation of the Medfly Gut Microbiota for the Enhancement of Sterile Insect Technique: Use of Enterobacter sp. in Larval Diet-Based Probiotic Applications
The Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), Ceratitis capitata, is a pest of worldwide substantial economic importance, as well as a Tephritidae model for sterile insect technique (SIT) applications. TheExpand
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Mitotic and polytene chromosomes analysis of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae)
The Oriental fruit fly, Batrocera dorsalis s.s. (Hendel) is one of the most destructive agricultural pests, belonging to a large group of difficult to distinguish morphologically species, referred asExpand
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An integrated genetic and cytogenetic map for the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, based on microsatellite and morphological markers
A genetic map based on microsatellite polymorphisms and visible mutations of the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), Ceratitis capitata is presented. Genotyping was performed on single flies fromExpand
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Polymorphic microsatellite markers in the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae
Bactrocera oleae is the single most important insect pest of the olive fruit, causing extensive of the losses in the olive production annually. Nonetheless, there has never been an analysis of theExpand
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Genetic and cytogenetic analysis of the American cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis cingulata (Diptera: Tephritidae)
The American eastern cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis cingulata, a pest of cherries in the western hemisphere, invaded Europe in 1983, and since then dispersed to several European countries. InformationExpand
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Genetic changes during laboratory domestication of an olive fly SIT strain
Early attempts to apply the SIT on the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae, were unsuccessful, mainly due to the low competitiveness of the sterile mass‐reared males compared with the wild ones. Recently,Expand
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Medfly Gut Microbiota and Enhancement of the Sterile Insect Technique: Similarities and Differences of Klebsiella oxytoca and Enterobacter sp. AA26 Probiotics during the Larval and Adult Stages of
The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, is a major agricultural pest worldwide. The development of genetic sexing strains (GSSs) for this species that allows male-only sterile insectsExpand
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The Bactrocera dorsalis species complex: comparative cytogenetic analysis in support of Sterile Insect Technique applications
BackgroundThe Bactrocera dorsalis species complex currently harbors approximately 90 different members. The species complex has undergone many revisions in the past decades, and there is still anExpand
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