Book 2007

Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests

From Research to Field Implementation


ISBN: 978-1-4020-6058-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-6059-5 (Online)

Table of contents (66 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Setting The Scene

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-33

      Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management (AW-IPM): Principles, Practice and Prospects

    2. Chapter

      Pages 35-47

      Area-Wide Pest Management: Environmental, Economic and Food Issues

  3. Basic Research

    1. Chapter

      Pages 51-60

      Engineering Insects for the Sterile Insect Technique

    2. Chapter

      Pages 61-71

      The hobo, Hermes and Herves Transposable Elements of Insects

    3. Chapter

      Pages 73-83

      Improving the Ecological Safety of Transgenic Insects for Field Release: New Vectors for Stability and Genomic Targeting

    4. Chapter

      Pages 85-93

      Development of an Embryonic Lethality System in Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis capitata

    5. Chapter

      Pages 95-102

      New Sexing Strains for Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis capitata: Transforming Females into Males

    6. Chapter

      Pages 103-111

      Developing Transgenic Sexing Strains for the Release of Non-Transgenic Sterile Male Codling Moths Cydia pomonella

    7. Chapter

      Pages 113-118

      Sex Chromatin Body as a Cytogenetic Marker of W Chromosome Aberrations in Cydia pomonella Females

    8. Chapter

      Pages 119-123

      Potential Use of a Conditional Lethal Transgenic Pink Bollworm Pectinophora gossypiella in Area-Wide Eradication or Suppression Programmes

    9. Chapter

      Pages 125-135

      Wolbachia-Induced Cytoplasmic Incompatibility to Control Insect Pests?

    10. Chapter

      Pages 137-148

      Symbiosis-Based Technological Advances to Improve Tsetse Glossina spp. SIT Application

    11. Chapter

      Pages 149-162

      Colony Maintenance and Mass-Rearing: Using Cold Storage Technology for Extending the Shelf-Life of Insects

    12. Chapter

      Pages 163-173

      Improving the Efficacy of the Sterile Insect Technique for Fruit Flies by Incorporation of Hormone and Dietary Supplements into Adult Holding Protocols

    13. Chapter

      Pages 175-182

      Unfaithful Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis capitata Females: Impact on the SIT?

    14. Chapter

      Pages 183-191

      Assessing Genetic Variation in New World Screwworm Cochliomyia hominivorax Populations from Uruguay

    15. Chapter

      Pages 193-195

      Emerging Mosquito-Borne Flaviviruses in Central Europe: Usutu Virus and Novel West Nile Viruses

  4. Modelling and Methods Development

    1. Chapter

      Pages 199-209

      The Role of Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis in Area-Wide Vector Control Programm

    2. Chapter

      Pages 211-220

      Optimizing Strate gies for Eradication of Discrete-Generation Lepidopteran Pests Using Inherited Sterility

    3. Chapter

      Pages 221-228

      A Diffusion Model for Glossina palpalis gambiensis in Burkina Faso

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