The potential application of inherited symbiont systems to pest control

Steven Sinkins, Chris Curtis, Scott Leslie O'Neill

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Abstract

Arthropod pest can have an enormous impact on human life. Insect vectors are responsible for the spread of some of the world s major diseases, which in the tropics represent some of the most serious problems in health care.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInfluential Passengers: Inherited Microorganisms and Arthropod Reproduction
EditorsScott L O'Neill, Ary A Hoffman, John H Werren
Place of PublicationNew York USA
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages155 - 175
Number of pages21
Edition1
ISBN (Print)0198577869
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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Sinkins, S., Curtis, C., & O'Neill, S. L. (1997). The potential application of inherited symbiont systems to pest control. In S. L. O'Neill, A. A. Hoffman, & J. H. Werren (Eds.), Influential Passengers: Inherited Microorganisms and Arthropod Reproduction (1 ed., pp. 155 - 175). Oxford University Press.