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Mosaic Analysis

The Recent review by Germani et al., on “Mosaic Analysis in Drosophila”, which appeared in January edition of Flybook of Genetics (http://www.genetics.org/content/208/2/473) discusses mosaicism, one of the finest and sophisticated techniques, which is not only well-utilized and established in Drosophila model […]

Potential of RNAi to Improve S.I.T.

A recent review by Darrington et al. (2017) sets the stage for a suite of novel RNAi-based approaches to help extend the applicability of SIT to many more pest species. The sterile insect technique (SIT) has been successfully used for […]

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