volume 164, issue 3, P204-225 2017
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12616
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A. Zacharopoulou, A.A. Augustinos, E. Drosopoulou, K.T. Tsoumani, A. Gariou-Papalexiou, G. Franz, K.D. Mathiopoulos, K. Bourtzis, P. Mavragani-Tsipidou

Abstract: AbstractCytogenetics of Tephritidae has contributed for more than 30 years to the efficient control of pest members of this family and the species delimitation among them. The sterile insect technique (SIT) is a species-specific and environmentally friendly method for the population control of insect pest species, always as a component of integrated pest management approaches. The construction of polytene chromosome maps facilitated the development, characterization, and improvement of genetic sexing strains,…

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