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Disclosed are genetically modified nudiviruses capable of being sexually transmitted by an insect useful for controlling pest populations. The genetically modified nudiviruses are capable of causing sterility in a target population of insects. Also disclosed are insects infected with the disclosed genetically modified nudiviruses, methods of making the genetically modified nudiviruses, and methods of using the genetically modified nudiviruses to control an insect pest population.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US), Lepidext, Lexington, KY (US)
Webb, Bruce; Steele, Kendra Hitz; and Fath-Goodin, Angelika, "Composition and Methods for Pest Control Management" (2017). Entomology Faculty Patents. 8.