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Ecological Aspects for Application of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Series: Wageningen UR Frontis Series Volume: 2

Edited By: W Takken and TW Scott

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #142409 | ISBN: 1402015844
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About this book

GM mosquitoes have been developed that are resistant to pathogen infection and transmission, but the public health and environmental consequences of releasing such insects are unclear, mainly because of a lack of knowledge of the ecology and population biology of mosquitoes. This book is the result of a workshop, held in June 2002, that addressed these issues.


Contents

From the Contents:Preface.- Genetic control of mosquito-borne diseases.- Mosquito ecology.- Population genetics.- Vectors, parasites and pathogen transmission.- Consequences of GMM Release.- List of participants.

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