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Transgenic insects: techniques and applications.

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This book, which is divided into four parts, describes the advances in insect transgenesis. Part 1 deals with germline transformation technology while part 2 focuses on the application of transgenic insects, including plant insect pests and insect vectors (such as mosquitoes). Part 3 shows alternative transgenic approaches to modifying insect phenotypes and part 4 discusses considerations for the ...

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 152)

Transgenic approaches for sterile insect control of dipteran livestock pests and lepidopteran crop pests.

This chapter focuses on the various transgenic approaches in the control of dipteran livestock pests and lepidopteran crop pests based on the sterile insect technique.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Transposons for insect transformation. Author(s): O'Brochta, D. A. George, K. Xu HanFu
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 18) Transposon-based technologies for insects. Author(s): O'Brochta, D. A. George, K. Xu HanFu
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Sex-, tissue- and stage-specific transgene expression. Author(s): Hammond, A. M. Nolan, T.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 51) Docking systems for site-directed transgene integration. Author(s): Eggleston, P. Meredith, J. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 66) Inducible and repressible systems for transgene expression. Author(s): Lees, R. S. D'Amato, R. Benedict, M. Q.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 83) Sex ratio manipulation for insect population control. Author(s): Papathanos, P. A. Windbichler, N. Akbari, O. S.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 101) Conditional dominant lethals - RIDL. Author(s): Alphey, L. Koukidou, M. Morrison, N. I.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 117) Tephritid fruit fly transgenesis and applications. Author(s): Handler, A. M. Schetelig, M. F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 138) Silkworm transgenesis and applications. Author(s): Sezutsu, H. Tamura, T.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 168) Antipathogen effector molecules: current and future strategies. Author(s): Riehle, M. A. Luckhart, S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 188) Sexual sterilization of mosquitoes. Author(s): Gabrieli, P. Marois, E. Catteruccia, F.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 208) Paratransgenesis in mosquitoes and other insects: microbial ecology and bacterial genetic considerations. Author(s): Lampe, D. J. Bongio, N. J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 227) Asaia paratransgenesis in mosquitoes. Author(s): Favia, G.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 239) Paratransgenic control of Chagas disease. Author(s): Hurwitz, I. Klein, N. Forshaw, A. P. Durvasula, R. V.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 250) Tsetse paratransgenesis: a novel strategy for reducing the spread of African trypanosomiasis. Author(s): Weiss, B. L. Aksoy, S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 263) RIDL: modelling release of insects carrying a dominant lethal. Author(s): Alphey, N. Bonsall, M. B.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 283) Assessing risk of transgenic insects. Author(s): Quinlan, M. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 306) Economics of transgenic insects for field release. Author(s): Mumford, J. D. Carrasco, L. R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 319) Risk analysis and the regulation of transgenic insects. Author(s): Beech, C. Miller, T.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 336) Public acceptability of new insect vector control technologies. Author(s): King, K. F. Kolopack, P. Zahabi-Bekdash, L. Lavery, J. V.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 346) The Cartagena protocol on the transboundary movement of living modified organisms: the regulation of trade in transgenic organisms under international and European environmental law. Author(s): Pereira, R.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7614, Raleigh, NC 27695-7614, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2014
  • ISBN
  • 9781780644516
  • Record Number
  • 20143353579