PRO/AH/EDR> Invasive mosquitoes – USA: (CA) control

Pests — United States
The range of the mosquito _Aedes aegypti_ continues to expand, putting more than 2 billion people at risk of arboviral infection. The sterile insect technique (SIT) has been used to successfully combat agricultural pests at large scale, but not mosquitoes, mainly because of challenges with consistent production and distribution of high-quality male mosquitoes. We describe automated processes to rear and release millions of competitive, sterile male _Wolbachia_-infected