Chilpancingo

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Chilpancingo

(chēl'pänsēng`gō) or

Chilpancingo de los Bravos

(chēl'pänsēng`gō thā lōs brä`vōs), city (1990 pop. 97,165), capital of Guerrero state, S Mexico. Chilpancingo serves as the regional center of agricultural industry, producing primarily corn and bananas. Its full name, Chilpancingo de los Bravos, is in honor of its heroes in the war against Spain—three brothers, of whom Nicolás Bravo was most prominent. During the war, the Congress of Chilpancingo, convened in 1813 by Morelos y Pavón, briefly established a constitutional republic based on the reforms of Hidalgo y Costilla.

Chilpancingo

a town in S Mexico, capital of Guerrero state, in the Sierra Madre del Sur. Pop.: 166 000 (2005 est.)
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On average, approximately 65-80% of instars in each of the study cohort from Luvianos and Chilpancingo de los Bravo required two or more meals to molt to the next instar, whereas the cohort from Izucar de Matamoros required only one and a half meals to molt.
The number of eggs laid per female per day (close to three eggs) after 90 days was significantly higher in the cohorts from Chilpancingo de los Bravo and Izucar de Matamoros.