Observations on installment egg hatching in the brown saltmarsh mosquito, Aedes cantator.

@article{Andreadis1990ObservationsOI,
  title={Observations on installment egg hatching in the brown saltmarsh mosquito, Aedes cantator.},
  author={Theodore G. Andreadis},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={727-9}
}
Field collected, first generation female Aedes cantator were shown to produce heterogeneous eggs that exhibit variable hatch in response to serial inundations and cold conditioning in the laboratory. Nearly 85% of the egg batches exhibited some hatch with the first flooding, representing 69.4% of the total overall hatch. However, 56% of the same egg batches displayed further hatch with subsequent floodings and 34% showed partial hatch before and after cold conditioning. The significance of… CONTINUE READING