oviposition


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oviposition

 [o″vĭ-pŏ-zish´un]
the act of laying or depositing eggs.

o·vi·po·si·tion

(ō'vi-pō-zi'shŭn),
Act of laying or depositing eggs by insects.

oviposition

[ō′vipəsish′ən]
Etymology: L, ovum + ponere, to place
the act of laying or depositing eggs by a female oviparous animal.

oviposition

the act of laying or depositing eggs.
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Reproduction in adults after storage of 30 and 60 days at 10oC was almost at par to that of the control (un-stored at 24oC) which in progress of oviposition after 6 days.
The eggs from the 1st, 4th, 8th and 12th day of oviposition were collected for the evaluation of fertility.
It could be noted that oviposition period increased as the temperature increased or time passed by.
The paper strips were pretreated with insecticide solutions and allowed to dry before being used in oviposition cups (473 ml).
The bounds of acceptable oviposition sites are largely defined by temperature and moisture (Norris 1968, Meats 1970, Sharma 1984, Beckerman 2002), which are key to survival and hatching of grasshopper eggs (Salt 1952, Moriarty 1969, Chapman & Page 1978).
geversianus and its relationship with environmental parameters (temperature and photoperiod), imposex studies, and experiments to induce oviposition under controlled conditions with culture implications.
Data for the biliverdin content in the shell gland, uterus fluid and eggshell at various hours post oviposition from BSD and WSD were analyzed using one-way ANOVA.
An adult female's choice of oviposition sites could substantially affect nymph survival if her decisions determine the environment and resources available to her developing nymphs.
Oviposition decisions in the seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae): effects of seed size on superparasitism.
When edited, a total of 30 minutes of territorial guarding and male-to -male interaction, including physical contact, copulation and oviposition was recorded.