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EstimateS turns 20: statistical estimation of species richness and shared species from samples, with non‐parametric extrapolation
EstimateS offers statistical tools for analyzing and comparing the diversity and composition of species assemblages, based on sampling data. The latest version computes a wide range of biodiversityExpand
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Sucrose Improves Insecticide Activity Against Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
ABSTRACT The addition of sucrose to insecticides targeting spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), enhanced lethality in laboratory, semifield, and field tests. In the laboratory,Expand
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Genetic frontiers for conservation:An assessment of synthetic biology and biodiversity conservation
In recent years synthetic biology has emerged as a suite of techniques and technologies that enable humans to read, interpret, modify, design and manufacture DNA in order to rapidly influence theExpand
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Factors affecting the implementation of exclusion netting to control Drosophila suzukii on primocane raspberry
Abstract Sustainable management of invasive arthropod pests requires insecticide-alternative, integrated strategies, such as protected culture. During 2016–2017, we studied the efficacy of exclusionExpand
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Emerging Technologies for Invasive Insects: The Role of Engagement
Abstract Emerging technologies have the potential to offer new applications for managing invasive insects. While scientific and technological advancements are vital to realizing this potential, theExpand
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Non-Crop Host Sampling Yields Insights into Small-Scale Population Dynamics of Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura)
Invasive, polyphagous crop pests subsist on a number of crop and non-crop resources. While knowing the full range of host species is important, a seasonal investigation into the use of non-cropExpand
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Anticipating complexity in the deployment of gene drive insects in agriculture
ABSTRACTInsects cause substantial losses to agricultural crops each year and require intensive management approaches. Genetic pest management has emerged as a viable, non-chemical alternative forExpand
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Does the U.S. public support using gene drives in agriculture? And what do they want to know?
With gene drives for agricultural pest control on the horizon, a survey suggests the public is receptive but concerned about risk. Gene drive development is progressing more rapidly than ourExpand
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CRISPR‐based gene drive in agriculture will face technical and governance challenges
Courtier‐Orgogozo et al [1] recently called for public debate about the use of CRISPR‐based gene drive (GD) in agricultural pest management. We agree that this use of GD deserves specific attention,Expand
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From Research to Policy: Scientists Speaking for Science
Abstract Much of the scientific research in the United States is conducted in the public interest and funded through tax dollars, with exact funding allocations controlled through a variety ofExpand
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