CI relationshipsa between the CI expressors wDm (ME lines) and wRi (DSR strain)

Cross male × femaleME 8ME 14ME 16ME 22ME 26ME 28ME 29ME 4bME 17b
ME (wDm) × ME (wDm)15.518.524.512.
ME (wDm) × DSR (wRi)24.019.520.516.
DSR (wRi) × ME (wDm)60.060.565.554.562.560.555.095.096.0
  • a CI is estimated by the percentage of unhatched eggs in mass crosses of 25 males × 15 females, calculated from 200 eggs per cross.

  • b ME 4 and ME 17 are uninfected ME lines.