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Mosquito Reproduction Technique

  1. Oct 9, 2014 #1
    How can we reproduce mosquitoes artificially from a single mosquito?
    I know there is a technique like this but i do not know the name.
    Can this technique be used to reproduce many mosquitoes from a single mosquito?
     
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  3. Oct 9, 2014 #2

    Doug Huffman

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    Cloning? I do not know of, and a brief search failed, a successful cloning of a mosquito. Particular mosquito cell lines have been established by cloning. For mosquito population control by the sterile male technique is in progress using repressed lethal dominant genes and by using radiation. The male stocks are acquired the old fashioned way.
     
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