Principles of Insect Cold-Hardiness

@inproceedings{Salt1961PrinciplesOI,
  title={Principles of Insect Cold-Hardiness},
  author={Reginald Wilson Salt},
  year={1961}
}
Cold is a relative term which for present purposes will be considered to encompass temperatures too low to support normal development of the in­ sects concerned. The effects of cold on insects may be manifold, but a pri­ mary distinction must be made on the hasis of whether freezing does or does not result. The dividing line, however, is seldom at the freezing point of the tissues but rather at the supercooling point, for insects almost invariably supercool to some extent, usually many degrees… CONTINUE READING

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