The Fruits of Fruit Fly Research| Adventures in Genomics

September 28, 2017

The Fruits of Fruit Fly Research| Adventures in Genomics Fruit fly outbreaks can cause a large amount of damage to fruits and the economy. Adult females lay their eggs inside the fruit, causing it to be filled with maggots once the eggs have hatched. Fruit flies have been a problem in Hawaii for 100 years, and they also pose a threat to inland USA, especially to those regions with economies based on agriculture, such as California. In this video, Jacques and Irene flew to Hilo, Hawaii, to interview Scott Geib and his group at the USDA to learn how genomic technologies can be used to identify invasive fruit flies, track their origin, and develop environmentally friendly approaches to eradicate these pests. Keywords: Tephritid, Fruit flies, invasive, fruit fly, control, phylogenomics, Medfly, sterile insect technique, Adventures in Genomics, Illumina, Scientific Affairs, Jacques Retief, Irene Predazzi Subscribe to Illumina: http://bit.ly/IlluminaYouTube Links: Scott Geib at United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service https://www.ars.usda.gov/people-locations/publications/?person-id=45241 United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service https://www.ars.usda.gov/ For more info on applications in agrigenomics http://www.illumina.com/areas-of- interest/agrigenomics.html For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. For more info on applications in other areas: http://www.illumina.com/science/publications/publications-review.html See all our Adventures in Genomics videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlah8wHBByBXEO0dNW-xNvvX_ Subscribe to the Illumina video channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxWMU29FF4kIG8YmQf6Zv0g?sub_confirmation=1 View customer spotlight videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlajfheLzgbI4S7xBn7IDbt79 Subscribe to the Illumina video channel http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=IlluminaInc A global genomics leader, Illumina provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. Illumina technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data.* Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, forensic science, and beyond. *Data calculations on file. Illumina, Inc., 2015. View customer spotlight videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlajfheLzgbI4S7xBn7IDbt79 View Illumina webinars https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlahpXlnrrXlQw9itVJ8yHwUZ View Illumina product videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlaj6YuZmkfxZcT9twqDgP2Xd View Illumina support videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKRu7cmBQlajbm2KGsICWb-JOnusJfYvM

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