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Insect diapause field and insectary studies of six lepiodopterous species by R. E. Fye

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Published by Agricultural Research, Western Region, Science and Education Administration, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Oakland .
Written in English


  • Diapause.,
  • Lepidoptera.

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Statement[by R.E. Fye].
SeriesAgricultural research results -- 7.
LC ClassificationsQL562.4 .F93 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16109706M

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Evolution of Insect Migration and Diapause (Paperback) Published by Springer-Verlag New York Inc., United States () ISBN ISBN Price Range: $ - $ Abstract Diapause permits insect survival under adverse climatic conditions and synchronizes the life cycles of individual insects within a population as welt as with their food supply. The question is addressed about how the state of diapause might be more fully exploited for insect control than it is at by: Insect diapause is a dynamic process consisting of. several successive phases. In the literature, the In University of Florida Book of Insect Records, Gainesville, Florida: Department of. Some of the more obvious ones are indicated by Professor Southwood in his Concluding Remarks at the end of the book. The purpose of the Symposium, however, was not complete coverage, but rather to indicate the potential inherent­ in insect migration and diapause for the study of evolutionary problems.

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Phases of insect diapause. Diapause in insects is a dynamic process consisting of several distinct phases. While diapause varies considerably from one taxon of insects to another, these phases can be characterized by particular sets of metabolic processes and responsiveness of the insect to certain environmental stimuli. Diapause can occur during any stage of development in arthropods, but. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Diapause • It is the period of arrested growth or development in the life cycle of the insects during which the physiological processes like differentiation and reproduction are suspended. • Diapause is represented by low rate of metabolism, low O2 consumption, low body weight, low body water content and vitamin deficiency in the blood. Diapause, as defined by Tauber et al. (), is a neurohormonally mediated, dynamic state of low activity that occurs during a genetically determined stage(s) of metamorphosis, usually in response to environmental stimuli that precede unfavorable conditions. The objective of this review was to determine the longest diapause recorded for insects.