Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn


  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3709

See sterile insect technique. This term describes a method of insect control by setting free artificially sterilized males of a given species.

Further Readings

  1. Benelli G (2015) Should I fight or should I flight? How studying insect aggression can help integrated pest management. Pest Manag Sci. doi:10.1002/ps.3974PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany