Eggs produced by the first laboratory generation were incubated at 20[+ or -]1[degrees]C for 1 month and then chilled at 10[+ or -]1[degrees]C for 5 months to terminate embryonic diapause (Tanaka 1992).
At a short photoperiod, eggs were obtained, but they entered embryonic diapause and required a prolonged chilling before the embryos became ready to hatch.
Geographic variation of embryonic diapause in the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria (Orthoptera: Acrididae), in Japan.
The significance of embryonic diapause in a Japanese strain of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria (Orthoptera: Acrididae).
I recorded the date that the embryo broke embryonic diapause (resumed development) and the condition of each embryo.
Eggs of striped mud turtles are laid in the fall, remain in embryonic diapause throughout the winter months, and continue embryonic development when temperatures increase in the spring (Ewert and Wilson 1996).
Seasonal variation of embryonic diapause in the striped mud turtle (Kinosternon baurii) and general considerations for conservation planning.