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Oxitec do Brasil Receives Prestigious Award for Innovation and Impact
Transfer of Regulatory Jurisdiction for Oxitec’s Self-limiting Friendly™ Aedes in the United States
Oxitec’s Innovative Solution to Tackle Growing Diamondback Moth Pest Issue Begins Field Trials
A targeted vector-control solution
The female mosquito is the most dangerous animal in the world, spreading diseases and parasites to hundreds of millions of people every year. Friendly™ Mosquitoes are male mosquitoes that don’t bite or spread disease. Releasing Friendly™ Mosquitoes results in a reduction of the wild mosquito population.
Precision insect pest suppression
Insect pests are one of the leading causes of crop loss, threatening food security around the world. Our technology can be applied to pests of both broad-acre and horticultural produce, resulting in a species-specific suppression of pest insect populations and protecting crops.
Harnessing the power of nature
Our solutions provides an environmentally-responsible method of controlling insect pests that spread disease and damage crops. This novel biological approach is sustainable, economic and applicable to many insect species.
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