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Science Robotics  15 Jun 2020:
Vol. 5, Issue 43, eaba6251
DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aba6251

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vol. 5 no. 43

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  • Received December 18, 2019
  • Accepted May 22, 2020
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  1. J. Bouyer1,*,,,
  2. N. J. Culbert2,3,,
  3. A. H. Dicko4,5,
  4. M. Gomez Pacheco6,
  5. J. Virginio6,
  6. M. C. Pedrosa6,
  7. L. Garziera6,
  8. A. T. Macedo Pinto6,
  9. A. Klaptocz4,
  10. J. Germann4,
  11. T. Wallner2,4,
  12. G. Salvador-Herranz4,7,
  13. R. Argiles Herrero2,
  14. H. Yamada2,
  15. F. Balestrino2,8 and
  16. M. J. B. Vreysen2
  1. 1Unité Mixte de Recherche ASTRE, CIRAD, INRA, Univ Montpellier, Montpellier, France.
  2. 2Insect Pest Control Laboratory, Joint FAO/IAEA Programme of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, A-1400 Vienna, Austria.
  3. 3Institute of Integrative Biology and the Centre for Genomic Research, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK.
  4. 4WeRobotics, Rue d’Italie 11, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland.
  5. 5Statistics for Development–STATS4D, Sacre Coeur III, 1 bis, P.O 11000, Dakar, Senegal.
  6. 6Biofábrica Moscamed Brasil, Av. C1, 992 - Quadra D 13, Lote 15, Distrito Industrial do São Francisco, Bahia, Brazil.
  7. 7Instituto de Investigación e Innovación en Bioingeniería (I3B), Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera, s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain.
  8. 8Centro Agricoltura Ambiente “Giorgio Nicoli” S.r.l. (CAA), Via Sant’Agata, 835, 40014 Crevalcore BO, Italy.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: j.bouyer{at}iaea.org, bouyer{at}cirad.fr
  1. These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Present address: Insect Pest Control Laboratory, Joint FAO/IAEA Programme of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, A-1400 Vienna, Austria.

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