Genetic Pest Management

Yan, Y., Linger, R.J. and Scott, M.J. (2017) Transgenic early-larval sexing systems for genetic control of the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina. Scientific Reports, 7, 2538. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-02763-4. web

Concha, C., Palavesam, A., Guerrero, F.D., Sagel, A., Li, F., Hernandez, Y., Pardo, T., Quintero, G., Vasquez, M., Phillips, P.L., McMillan, W.O., Skoda, S.R. and Scott, M.J. (2016) A transgenic male-only strain of the New World screwworm for an improved control program using the sterile insect technique. BMC Biology, 14: 72. web

Scott, M.J. and Benedict, M.Q. (2015). Concept and history of genetic control. In: “Genetic Control of Malaria and Dengue”, (Adelman, Z. N. ed.) Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 31-54

Yan, Y. and Scott, M. J. (2015) A transgenic embryonic sexing system for the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina Rep.5, 16090; doi: 10.1038/srep16090. web

Scott, M.J. (2014) Development and evaluation of male-only strains of the Australian sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina, BMC Genetics15(Suppl 2):S3. doi:10.1186/1471-2156-15-S2-S3. web

Li, F., Wantuch, H.A., Linger, R.J., Belikoff, E.J. and Scott, M.J. (2014) Transgenic sexing system for genetic control of the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 51: 80-88. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2014.06.001. web

Sandeman, R. M., Levot, G., Heath, A. G., James, P. J., Greeff, J. C., Scott, M. J. and Bowles, V. M. (2014) Control of the Sheep Blowfly – are we there yet?, Int. J. Parasitol., 44: 879-891. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.08.009. web

Scott, M.J., Morrison, N.I., Simmons, G.S. (2014) Transgenic approaches for sterile insect control of dipteran livestock pests and lepidopteran crop pests. In: “Transgenic Insects: Techniques and Applications” (Benedict, M.Q., ed.) pp 152-167, CABI, Wallingford, UK. web

Concha, C., Belikoff, E.J., Carey, B., Li, F., Schiemann, A.H., and Scott, M.J. (2011) Efficient germ-line transformation of the economically important pest species Lucilia cuprina and Lucilia sericata (Diptera, Calliphoridae). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 41: 70-75. doi:10.1016/j.ibmb.2010.09.006. web

Sarkar, A., Atapattu, A., Belikoff, E.J., Heinrich, J.C., Li, X., Horn, C., Wimmer, E.A. and Scott, M.J. (2006) Insulated piggyBac vectors for insect transgenesis. BMC Biotechnology. 6: 27. doi:10.1186/1472-6750-6-27 web

Scott, M.J., Heinrich, J.C. and Li, X. (2004) Progress towards the development of a transgenic strain of the Australian sheep blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) suitable for a male-only sterile release program. Insect Biochem Mol Biol, 34: 185-192. web

Heinrich, J.C., Li, X., Henry, R.A., Haack, N., Stringfellow, L., Heath, A. and Scott, M.J. (2002) Germ-line transformation of the Australian sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina. Insect Mol. Biol., 11: 1-10. web

Li, X., Heinrich, J.C. and Scott, M.J. (2001) piggyBac-mediated transposition in Drosophila melanogaster: an evaluation of the use of constitutive promoters to control transposase gene expression Insect Mol. Biol., 10: 447-455. web

Heinrich, J.C. and Scott, M.J. (2000) A repressible female-specific lethal genetic system for making transgenic insect strains suitable for a sterile-release program. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 97: 8229-8232. doi:10.1073/pnas.140142697 web