Suzukii flies produce only males after mating, shows study

By | June 30, 2021
Populations of Drosophila suzukii fruit flies – so-called “spotted-wing Drosophila” that devastate soft-skinned fruit in North America, Europe and parts of South America – could be greatly suppressed with the introduction of genetically modified D. suzukii flies that produce only males after mating, according to new research from North Carolina State University.