univoltine


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univoltine

(of, usually, insects) having only one generation per year, the adult then dying and the eggs overwintering in DIAPAUSE.
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Hakomori T, Tanaka S (1992) Genetic control of diapause and other developmental traits in Japanese strains of the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria L.: univoltine vs.
An obligatory characteristic of univoltine species is a long diapause period during certain development phases.
A response of five pea varieties (Pisum sativum L.) to damage degree of Bruchus pisorum L., a univoltine bruchid similar to B.
fluminea exhibited a univoltine spawn cued by increases in temperature.
calidus appears to be employing a univoltine Type I breeding strategy (22) with incubgtion and larval development completed in a matter of weeks.
After a period of oviposition, the adult weevils disappear, suggesting the species is univoltine. The larvae within pods consume seeds for nutrition, often devouring all within a pod.
All other species examined are essentially univoltine and this time period would have covered the entire life-cycle from emergence; for this P.
Adaptive phenotypic plasticity and Its difference between univoltine and multivoltine populations in a bruchid beetle, Kytorhinus sharpianus.
The life cycle is univoltine and the adults overwinter in the litter (Hight et al.
Theoretical P/B values of 5 and 10 were used for several taxa considered to be univoltine and bivoltine, respectively (Waters 1977, Lugthart and Wallace 1992).