A Male-Producing Strain of the House Fly

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Science  30 Apr 1971:
Vol. 172, Issue 3982, pp. 489
DOI: 10.1126/science.172.3982.489


An autosome inherited by male offspring only and a temperature-sensitive lethal factor have been combined in a house fly strain which produces both male and female progeny when reared at 25.6°C but only male progeny when reared at 33.3°C.

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