Spain Considers Trial Release of Genetically-Modified Olive Flies

The olive fly – Bactrocera (Dacus) oleae – is one of the key pests affecting olive cultivation and is managed mainly via pesticides. Oxitec believes its modified olive fly strain – called OX3097D‐Bol and developed about three years ago – offers a more effective, chemical-free solution. via Spain Considers Trial Release of Genetically-Modified Olive Flies.