A preliminary study of the effect of constant temperature and humidities upon development of embryos of Carpocapsa pomonella (Linn.)
Howe, Edwin W.
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The Field of Investigation The work, as originally planned, was not intended to include investigation of the effect of humidity. There were two reasons for this; first, the apparatus used had been designed only with a view to the study of temperature relationships to the various life stages of the codling-moth; second, that the conclusions of earlier workers in this field (Glenn, 1922, and Shelford, 1927) indicated that humidity exercised a very limited effect upon development.
Table of Contents
List of tables -- List of plates -- List of charts -- Introduction -- Methods employed -- Temperature -- Humidity -- Inter-relationship of temperature and humidity -- Discussion of Glenn's conclusion that maximun tate of development occurs at a temperature of 88 degrees F. and that development is retarded by temperatures higher than this -- The developmental unit -- The developmental curve -- The velovity curve -- Conlusions -- Bibliography
Thesis (M.S.)-- University of Wichita, Dept. of Zoology