Experientia

, Volume 28, Issue 11, pp 1374–1375 | Cite as

Funktion der Spermien in inkompatiblen Kreuzungen der StechmückeCulex pipiens L.

Specialia

Summary

After irradiating males of the incompatible crossC. pipiens ‘Hamburg’ ♀♀×C. pipiens ‘Paris’ ♂♂ with X-ray doses between 1 kR and 40 kR, it could be shown that in this cross the sperm has only the function of activating the egg. All the hybrid embryos develop from the haploid female pronucleus.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Jost
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für GenetikUniversität MainzMainz(Deutschland)

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