Date of Award
QL561.S7 D53 2012
USM Access Thesis
Master of Science (MS)
Insects, hormonal control, Biology
Nutrient availability is a fundamental regulator of development in animals. Approximately twenty hours into the final feeding stage Manduca sexta, the tobacco hornworm, initiates metamorphosis as the primordia of adult-specific tissues undergo pupal commitment.
Diffin, Erika Marguerite, "Nutrient-dependent Steroidogenic Activity of the Prothoracic Gland in Manduca sexta" (2012). All Theses & Dissertations. 216.