Example sentences for: oviposit

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  • Culex pipiens females oviposit, and larvae survive, in a wide array of aquatic habitats, including gutters, birdbaths, pools, rain barrels, treeholes, and stagnant pools of water [ 18 21 ] . In many of these aquatic habitats, leaf litter forms the basis of the food web.

  • Once winter has commenced, diapause ends and the insect enters post-diapause quiescence, relying on persistent low temperatures to maintain developmental arrest [ 27 ] . This appears to be the case in A. pisum . The aphid clone used for the experiment would normally oviposit in mid-October, when the average daily temperature is 9°C with a maximum of 15°C [ 32 ] . By day 28 the embryos would be exposed to average daily temperatures of 3°C.

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