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Gene-editing Protocol for Whitefly Opens the Door for Pest Control

News   Apr 24, 2020 | By Molly Campbell, Science Writer, Technology Networks

 
Gene-editing Protocol for Whitefly Opens the Door for Pest Control

The team's CRISPR technique generated mutations that resulted in juvenile insects with white eyes that turned red as they developed into adults. These mutations were passed on to offspring, which means that a change can be made that is inherited by future generations. Credit: Jason Rasgon, Penn State.

 
 
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