Date of Award

Summer 1949

Degree Type

Thesis - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Biology

Abstract

This thesis project was devoted to a study of the Longevity of the Habrobracon Juglandis. It included a comparative study of the life span of the male and the female; of the short winged wasp (mutant type) and the long winged wasp (wild type). The work was carried on at a constant temperature of 30 ° C. , controlled by the use of an incubator; with humidity 79.5%, controlled by the use of a saturated solution of ammonium chloride. The population density was one.

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