Chapter 16. Environmental Signals, the Neuroendocrine System, and the Regulation of Larval Diapause in the Southwestern Corn Borer, Diatraea grandiosella

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn M. Collins
  1. G. Michael Chippendale

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch16

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

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

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Chippendale, G. M. (2008) Environmental Signals, the Neuroendocrine System, and the Regulation of Larval Diapause in the Southwestern Corn Borer, Diatraea grandiosella, 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.ch16

Author Information

  1. Department of Entomology, 1–87 Agriculture Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA

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:

  • environmental signals;
  • neuroendocrine system;
  • larval diapause;
  • diatraea grandiosella;
  • physiological processes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Effect of Day-Length and Temperature on the Southwestern Corn Borerapos;s Diapause

  • Juvenile Hormone and the Southwestern Corn Borer's Diapause

  • Role of Interactions within the Neuroendocrine System on the Southwestern Corn Borer's Diapause

  • Effect of Juvenile Hormone on the Southwestern Corn Borer's Fat Body

  • Diapause-Associated Behaviour of the Southwestern Corn Borer

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Discussion

  • Concluding General Discussion