Abstract

This paper includes data concerning the influence of relative humidity, temperature, and percentage of engorgement on the pre-oviposition period, oviposition period, post-oviposition period, and incubation period of the tick Dermacentor parumapertus Neumann. The influence of the percentage of engorgement on the oviposition period, oviposition rate, and egg number is considered. Data on the disposition and number of eggs in nature are discussed.

Degree

MS

College and Department

Plant and Wildlife Sciences

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Date Submitted

1957-05-01

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/Letd213

Keywords

Ticks

Language

English

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