Trial to tackle Medfly breeding cycle

Mal Gill
By Mal Gill
Updated September 27 2018 - 5:11am, first published December 21 2016 - 6:00pm
Dr David Windsor (left), Department of Agriculture and Food WA, with Ben Granville and Dr Neil Morrison from biotechnology company Oxitec, examining the mating performance of genetically engineered Mediterranean fruit fly in glasshouse trials earlier this year.

THE Office of the Gene Technology Regulator has been consulted about a possible field trial in WA sometime next year of a genetically modified (GM) biological insect pest control.

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Mal Gill

Mal Gill

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Wool and dairy writer for Farm Weekly.

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