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oviposit

[′ō·və‚päz·ət]
(zoology)
To lay or deposit eggs, especially by means of a specialized organ, as found in certain insects and fishes.
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The fecundity and longevity of both sexes and the duration of pre-oviposition, oviposition and post-oviposition periods were correlated (Pearson Product Moment Correlation) with the number of matings of each couple.
The presence of some antifeedant and oviposition deterrent chemicals in Murraya koenigii (another species of Murraya) leaves can be exploited for the control of S.
Similar patterns were observed for the pre-oviposition period, oviposition period, adult longevity, mean generation time ([T.sub.0]), finite rate of increase ([lambda]), and population doubling time (DT), whereas other traits, such as the total fecundity per female (eggs per female), daily oviposition (eggs per female per d) tended to increase significantly with rising constant temperatures from 20 to 26 [degrees]C, then declined gradually as the temperatures continuously rose.
The insects remained confined for oviposition during 7 days.
We collected 5 of the eggs from the oviposition site for developmental study and macrophotography, 3 on 10 August 2016 (1 with twin embryos) and 2 more on 6 September 2016, 1 of which was reared to hatching.
Oviposition and Larval performance: The behavior of different instars of syrphid larvae was observed in the crop present in studied area.
mirabilis, such as copulation duration, time to oviposition. egg sac mass, and female lifespan.
The following reproductive parameters from adults were considered: fecundity (number of eggs per female), fertility (number of larvae per female), and pre- and post- oviposition periods (days).
aegypti proliferation includes water-filled containers,8 preferentially human, for egg development, and shady habitats for resting and oviposition.4,9,10 These requirements are fulfilled by some of the areas in different public parks of Lahore, thereby acting as important foci for vector proliferation.