Applied Sciences > Technology > TS-2014-2


Research Title Development of Sterile Insect Technique for Dengue Mosquito Vector, Aedes aegypti using Gamma Irradiation
Research Personnel Leader:
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Glenda B. Obra
Sotero S. Resilva
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1 May 2012
30 April 2014
Research Location DOST-PNRI
Research Description First trial, pupae consisting of both males and females were irradiated. Sterility study showed that irradiation of pupae at 25 Gy did not prevent adult female mosquitoes in laying eggs. Complete sterility was observed from female irradiated with 50Gy dose
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Research Beneficiary(ies) Communities in urban and suburban areas, health sector, researchers
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DOST-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI)


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2014
₱761,025.00
Code TS-2014-2
KRA Code Integrity of the environment and climate change adaptation and mitigation
Priority Thrust DOST
R&D


Sector Applied Science
Actual Sector Nuclear Technology
Related sectors Healthcare