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A Virulent Wolbachia Infection Decreases the Viability of the Dengue Vector Aedes aegypti during Periods of Embryonic Quiescence

  • Conor J. McMeniman,

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

    Current address: Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Scott L. O'Neill mail

    scott.oneill@uq.edu.au

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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More in favor of this approach.

Posted by asierra on 21 Jul 2010 at 22:31 GMT

The article describes between others, the extension of one of the benefits of using the Wolbachia approach in that it further decreases the viability of Aedes e. and shows effects on the survival of desecated eggs of the same, that can be used in specific climatological and situational conditions.

No competing interests declared.