voltinism


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voltinism

(ˈvɒltɪˌnɪzəm)
n
(Zoology) the number of annual broods of an insect
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2005) associated commercial traits of silkworm with genetic diversity determined using RAPD markers in 20 silkworm strains differing in voltinism and nutrigenomic.
aquaticum has variable biological life cycles with differing numbers of instars and alterations to its voltinism (Adis and Junk, 2003; Adis et al.
Historical and projected interactions between climate change and insect voltinism in a multivoltine species, Global Change Biology 14: 951-957.
At the same time the population monitoring carried out by pheromone traps gave biological information about insect phenology and voltinism, which was useful for deciding the best period in which to perform the sanitation felling (Faccoli et al.
However, we strongly recommend carrying out thorough periodical sampling over a year and fitting the WL : HCW ratio against the HCW, as suggested by Beer-Stiller and Zwick (1995) to determine voltinism and identify "real" instars.
However, voltinism patterns are determined primarily by temperature, either directly or as mediated through declining host plant quality.
Charles JG, Allan DJ (2000) Development of the willow sawfly, Nematus oligospilus, at different temperatures, and an estimation of voltinism throughout New Zealand.
obscurus was the gomphid Lanthus vernalis, which showed mixed voltinism and lacked a clear growth pattern of its naiads, but was at least semivoltine in a cold unproductive stream in South Carolina (Folsom & Manuel 1983).