Possible Use of Translocations to fix Desirable Genes in Insect Pest Populations

@article{Curtis1968PossibleUO,
  title={Possible Use of Translocations to fix Desirable Genes in Insect Pest Populations},
  author={Christopher F. Curtis},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1968},
  volume={218},
  pages={368-369}
}
CHROMOSOME translocation heterozygotes (T/+) are usually semisterile, but translocation homozygotes (T/T) if viable are usually fully fertile. If such a viable translocation were produced in an insect pest, T/T insects could be reared in captivity and released into the wild, where matings with wild types (+/+) would produce T/+ progeny. 
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