Phase Shifting and Life Span in the Codling Moth, Laspeyresia Pomonella (L)
Insects are sometimes useful as models in the study of effects of environmental factors on development and life span. At Beltsville, in the Chemical and Biophysical Control Laboratory, Sullivan et al. (1969) determined that manipulation of the photoperiod affects the rate of weight gain in the cockroach, Leucophaea maderae (F.).
KeywordsPhase Shifting Life Span Biological Rhythm Damage Insect Larval Life
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- Hayes, D.K. Survival of the codling moth, the pink bollworm, and the tobacco budworm after 90° phase-shifts at varied regular intervals throughout the life span. In: Shift Work and Health, A Symposium. HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 76-203, pp 48-50, July 1976.Google Scholar