Morphological and histomorphological structures of testes and ovaries in early developmental stages of the silkworm, Bombyx mori.


The gonad develops as a testis in male or an ovary in female. In the silkworm, B. mori, little is known about testis and ovary in the embryonic stages and early larval stages. In this study, we performed morphological and histomorphological observations of ovaries and testes from the late embryonic stage to the 1st instar larval stage. Results obtained with… (More)
DOI: 10.11416/jibs.85.1_015


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