Genetic Control and Sterile Insect Technique Quiz

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Which method is commonly used for genetic control of insect pests?

The sterile male technique

What is the purpose of subjecting insects to sterilization by irradiation or chemical mutagens?

To break their chromosomes

What is the main goal of genetic control of insect pests?

To manipulate the genetic component of pest populations

What is the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT)?

A technique to control insect pests by sterilizing males

What is the role of genetic manipulation in pest control?

To manipulate the genetic component of pests

Test your understanding of genetic control and the sterile insect technique in pest management. This quiz will assess your knowledge of genetic manipulation methods and mechanisms of resistance in host plants for effective pest control.

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