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Author Pal, R.

Title The Use of genetics in insect control / Ed. R. Pal and M. J. Whitten
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier/North-Holland Pub. Co., 1974


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Description xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents The development of genetic methods of controlling the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina / G.G. Foster and M.J. Whitten -- Genetic control of spider mites / W.P.J. Overmeer -- A genetic approach to the population suppression of the common field cricket Teleogryllus commodus / T.W. Hogan -- WHO/ICMR program of genetic control in mosquitoes in India / R. Pal -- Incompatibility in Culex pipens / Janice Harumi Yen and A. Ralph Barr -- The current status of genetic methods for controlling Aedes aegypti / K.S. Rai, N. Lorimer and E. Hallinan -- Genetic studies on Culex tritaeniorhynchus / Richard H. Baker and Richard K. Sakai -- The present status of genetic control mechanisms in the house fly, Musca domestica L. / D.E. Wagoner, I.C. McDonald and D. Childress -- Ecology and sterile release programs, the measurement of relevant population processes before and during release and the assessment of results / M.D. Proverbs -- The future of chemical sterilants -- in entomology, their use against insect populations in the field and their mammalian toxicity and hazards / F.J. McDonald
Analysis Pests: Insects Genetic control
Notes Papers presented at a symposium held during the 14th International Congress of Entomology held in Canberra, Australia in Aug. 1972
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Entomology -- Genetics -- Congresses.
Insect pests -- Biological control -- Congresses.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Control.
Insect sterilization.
Insects -- Genetics -- Congresses.
Insects -- Genetics.
Insect Control.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Pal, R., editor
Whitten, M. J, editor
International Congress of Entomology (14th : 1972 : Canberra, A.C.T.)
LC no. 73090118
ISBN 0444106022 (American Elsevier)
Other Titles Symposium on the use of genetics in insect control