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Induced Changes in the Amounts of Material in the Neurosecretory System of the Desert Locust

Naturevolume 191pages199200 (1961) | Download Citation

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MATURE adult female Schistocerca gregaria contain large amounts of neurosecretory material in the corpora cardiaca, the nervi corporis cardiaci I and the neurosecretory cells of the pars intercerebralis of the protocerebrum1. The neurosecretory systems of 2-week-old females, reared without males, similarly contain large amounts of stainable material ; in these females, the terminal oocytes are largely undeveloped.

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    Norris, M. J., Anti-Locust Bull. No. 18 (1954).

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    • K. C. HIGHNAM

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