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Table 1 Comparative piggyBac transformation efficiency in different D. suzukii strains

From: Improvement on the genetic engineering of an invasive agricultural pest insect, the cherry vinegar fly, Drosophila suzukii

Origin of D. suzukii strain No. of injected embryos Hatched larvae Fertile crosses No. of transgenics Transformation rate in %
Italy 400 190 35 0
France (AM) 450 210 47 2 4.2
USA 430 240 50 0