Please read Leftwich, P. T., Bolton, M., & Chapman, T. (2016). Evolutionary biology and genetic techniques for insect control. Evolutionary Applications, 9(1), 212-230.
For this essay you will identify one insect species that is being considered for biological modification as potential for pest control. You will conduct a literature review, identify at least three (3) peer reviewed journal articles, and summarize your findings.
Your Essay 2 submission will be a well-organized informative 1500 – 2000 word essay that explains, describes, analyzes and examines what techniques are being used to create a GM insect. Please make sure you include:
Summary of the research that is being conducted
Are there any ethical issues that should be considered?
If this insect is eradicated, how will the ecosystem be impacted?