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Early Embryogenesis of Bombyx mori

  • Keiichiro Miya

Abstract

The first detailed studies on the embryogenesis of the domesticated silkmoth, Bombyx mori L., were carried out by Toyama (1902, 1909). He reported that the development of fertilized eggs becomes arrested at an early stage in which the germ layers are differentiated and a caudal segment has formed. After hibernation, the eggs resume embryogenesis and, under natural conditions in Japan, hatch between the end of April and the beginning of May.

Keywords

Yolk Granule Germ Band Vitelline Membrane Sperm Tail Female Pronucleus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keiichiro Miya
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of AgricultureIwate UniversityMoriokaJapan

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