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Fine-Tuning the Sterile Insect Technique for Mosquitoes

The Sterile Insect Technique is a type of pest control that uses radiation to sterilise male insects. Further development work is needed and field trials will help study the effectiveness of the technique in the species of mosquitoes that spread the Zika Virus. Steve Thachet spoke to the Director of the Division for Latin America and the Caribbean in the IAEA's Department of Technical Cooperation, Luis Carlos Longoria.

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