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Andrew P Turley et al., 2013, Parasites & Vectors

While the effects of Wolbachia on female Aedes aegypti have been examined the effects on males are less well characterised. This paper compares the effects of two Wolbachia strains‚ the benign wMel and virulent wMelPop strains‚ on male fitness in resource-limited environments that may better approximate the natural environment.