• Stable isotope markers differentiate between mass-reared and wild Lepidoptera in sterile insect technique programs 

      Hood-Nowotny, Rebecca; Harari, Ally; Seth, Rakesh K.; Wee, Suk Ling; Conlong, Des E.; Suckling, David M.; Woods, Bill; Lebdi-Grissa, Kaouthar; Simmons, Gregory; Carpenter, James E. (Florida Entomological Society, 2016)
      In this study we identified a number of moth (Lepidoptera) species that are potential targets for the sterile insect technique (SIT), and we assessed the feasibility of using stable isotope signatures as markers to distinguish ...