Does mosquito mass-rearing produce an inferior mosquito?

Abstract

The success of the sterile insect technique depends, among other things, on continuous releases of sexually competitive sterile males within the target area. Several factors (including high rearing density and physical manipulation, such as larvae and pupae separation) can influence the quality of males produced in mass-rearing facilities. The different… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12936-017-2012-8

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