, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 620–621 | Cite as

Mode of action of low atmospheric pressures onEphestia cautella (Wlk.) pupae

  • S. Navarro
  • M. Calderon


The influence of low atmospheric pressures and low oxygen concentrations on 0-24-h-oldEphestia cautella (Wlk.) pupae at 26°C was determined. Effects on respiration, insect mortality and loss in weight obtained, were due to low oxygen tension only, at both normal and low atmospheric pressure.


Oxygen Respiration Oxygen Concentration Oxygen Tension Insect Mortality 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Navarro
    • 1
  • M. Calderon
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Technology and Storage of Agricultural Products, Division of Stored ProductsAgricultural Research OrganizationBet-Dagan(Israel)

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