The sterile male technique of insect control

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    uses male animals that are sterilized by treatment with the Bacillus thuringiensis bacterium.
     can cause eggshell thinning in some bird species.
     is often effective because females of many insect species breed only once during their lifetime.
     relies on the use of pheromones, chemicals that attract fertile males away from reproductively capable females.
asked Jun 25, 2012 in Environmental Science by anonymous
    

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is often effective because females of many insect species breed only once during their lifetime.
answered Jun 26, 2012 by Geodude ~Top Expert~ (9,680 points)



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