Chapter 13. Photoperiodicity, Rhythmicity and Endocrinology of Reproduction in the Snail Lymnaea stagnalis

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn M. Collins
  1. J. Joosse

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch13

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

How to Cite

Joosse, J. (2008) Photoperiodicity, Rhythmicity and Endocrinology of Reproduction in the Snail Lymnaea stagnalis, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones (eds R. Porter and G. M. Collins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch13

Author Information

  1. Biological Laboratory, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1087, Postbox 7161, 1007 MC Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272797518

Online ISBN: 9780470720851

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Keywords:

  • photoperiodicity;
  • rhythmicity;
  • endocrinology;
  • lymnaea stagnalis;
  • sexual maturation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Structure and Functioning of the Reproductive System

  • Endocrine Control of Female Reproductive Activity

  • Effects of Photoperiod

  • Spontaneous Egg Laying and Reactivity to Cdch in Snails Living in Field Conditions

  • Photoperiodic Effects on the CDC

  • Rhythmicity

  • Gonadal Steroid Synthesis

  • Diurnal Activity of the Albumen Gland

  • Ovipository Activity

  • References

  • Discussion