The production of large numbers of males in the thelytokous species Encarsia formosa was induced by feeding antibiotics to their mothers. The males induced by antibiotic treatment produce sperm and sometimes mate with females, but insemination does not occur.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1992|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)