oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The effect of constant high temperatures on the embryonic development and pulsations of the lateral bodywall in Locustana pardalina (Walk) (Orthoptera, Acrididae )
|Article Title||The effect of constant high temperatures on the embryonic development and pulsations of the lateral bodywall in Locustana pardalina (Walk) (Orthoptera, Acrididae )|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Agricultural Research Institute, University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Dec 1954|
|Pages||222 - 231|
|Keyword(s)||Embryonic heart, Illustrations, Lateral body-wall pulsations, Locustana pardalina, Melanoplus, Quiescent eggs, Soils temperatures and Velocity of embryonic development|
The effect of temperature on the rate of pulsation of the lateral body-wall of embryos at two different developmental stages was determined. It was concluded that if used as a physiological indicator, these pulsations would presumably not give a true picture of velocity of embryonic growth.
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