Consultant - Anastrepha fraterculus species complex
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The Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications implements the IAEA's Major Programme 2, "Nuclear Techniques for Development and Environmental Protection". This Major Programme comprises individual programmes on food and agriculture, human health, water resources, environment and radiation technologies. These programmes are supported by laboratories in Seibersdorf, Monaco and Vienna. The Major Programme's objective is to enhance the capacity of Member States to meet basic human needs and to assess and manage the marine and terrestrial environments through the use of nuclear and isotopic techniques in sustainable development programmes.
This consultancy aims to carry out introgression experiments for the transfer of black pupae mutation and genetic sexing properties in different populations and morphotypes of Anastrepha fraterculus species complex. This analysis is important as it will allow the development of genetic sexing strains for different morphotypes of the Anastrepha fraterculus species complex for sterile insect technique (SIT) applications against this major pest species.
Functions / Key Results Expected
- Carry out introgression experiments for the transfer of black pupae mutation and genetic sexing properties in different populations and morphotypes of Anastrepha fraterculus species complex.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Skills and Expertise
Qualifications and Experience
The remuneration for this consultancy is a daily fee of up to a maximum of € 333, based on qualifications and experience. In case duty travel is required within the assignment, a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) and travel costs are provided. Health coverage and pension fund are the responsibility of the incumbent.
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