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Figure 3

From: Modelling sterile insect technique to control the population of Anopheles gambiae

Figure 3

Simulated daily, fixed-number releases of sterile males with SIT genes that halted growth in all eggs (EBS), only female eggs (EFK), all pupae (LBS), or female-only pupae (LFK). These plots report the population’s response to the introduction of sterile males at the release proportion of 0.3 from the first release of the campaign (day 0). Released males are as competitive as wild-types in these graphs. From top to bottom, these measures are the number of wild-type adult females (i) and males (ii); number of homozygous and heterozygous adults males (iii and iv); the fecundity potential (v); wild-type female and male larvae (vi and vii); heterozygous female and male larvae (viii and ix); and the density-dependent larval mortality factor (x). L represents the cell-lethal transgene. Please note that mosquitoes are counted before releases but the fecundity potential measure is calculated after.

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