Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sterile Male Technique

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2990

Method to eliminate an insect species from a biotope by setting free of males, which had been artificially sterilized by gamma-rays, röntgen-x-rays, or chemical methods.

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