By: S Morohoshi
287 pages, Illus, figs, tabs
Examines moultinism and diapause in silkworms, with chapters on growth equilibrium by environment and by genes, endocrine organs of insects, changes in diapause due to injection of synthetic juvenile hormone and ecdysterone, and changes in levels of juvenile hormone and ecdysone in different instar stages. Other subjects include functions of the brain that affect activity of the corpus allatum, and control of growth by the brain-corpus allatum complex.
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