Reports

An Inherited Male-Producing Factor in Aedes aegypti

Science  23 Dec 1960:
Vol. 132, Issue 3443, pp. 1887-1889
DOI: 10.1126/science.132.3443.1887

Abstract

An inherited factor causes a predominance of males in certain strains and in progeny of single pairs of Aedes aegypti L. This factor appears to be transmitted only by males and is not due to differential mortality, at least in postgametic stages. Mass release of male-producing males might be used in control operations.

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