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What does SIT stand for?

SIT stands for Sterile Insect Technique

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The meeting aims to contributing in assessing the feasibility of sterile insect technique (SIT) of the integrated management of Screw-Worm Fly control in conjunction with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
In fact, the first commercial application of this technology was to automatically sort tsetse fly pupae by sex so that males could be sterilized and females returned to rearing colonies as part of the Foreign Agriculture Organization, International Atomic Energy Agency, Sterile Insect Technique fly eradication programs in Africa.
The new campaign is drawing on the success of Zanzibar which wiped out the fly in 1997 using a sterile insect technique (SIT) in a programme co-sponsored by the FAO and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense and the Interior; state and local governments; and private industry with a wide array of special-mission solutions, including ISR, airborne data acquisition, fire management, aerial application and sterile insect technique.