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Old 01-26-2015, 02:55 PM
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Hum and it went so well the second time killer bees were bread and released
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Old 01-26-2015, 05:43 PM
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they tried it in the Cayman's with excellent results from what I have read
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Read the whole article.
The pasty British altered mosquitoes are non-biting males, they breed with the skanky Key West females, the altered DNA doesn't allow said skanky Key West females to reproduce (imagine no Bobcat...) and you get rid of disease....
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Originally Posted by bluellama View Post
Read the whole article.
The pasty British altered mosquitoes are non-biting males, they breed with the skanky Key West females, the altered DNA doesn't allow said skanky Key West females to reproduce (imagine no Bobcat...) and you get rid of disease....
Nature will find a way. It happened in Jurassic Park. lol Frogs and some fish can change sex....some humans too.
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Most of you don't know that I started a business called BedBug Chasers our company exists because insects do over time become resistant to many chemicals. The bed bugs population that is here today for the most part is 80% DDT resistant, meaning if they brought DDT back 20% of the bugs would still live and breed a 100% DDT resistant population.

Although this idea of DNA altered bugs sounds great and it may work for a short time compared to the many years these mosquitoes have been around in the long run I believe they will adapt and overcome this.

I say that because bed bugs can pass on genetic mutations in one generation where most living things can not. It was thought also that the bed bugs did not need to evolve this quickly until almost certain extinction by the use of chemicals to kill them - so how many other insects have that ability within them and just haven't been pushed hard enough to trigger this one generation evolutionary cycle - food for thought?

No sales pitch but that is why with our heat the bed bugs they can not evolve to overcome it - everything dies at some temperature

Hey - we really want to open up in South East Fl anyone interested in doing this, no franchise I'll partner with you and we'll go at together - any takers?
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