Example sentences for: diapause

How can you use “diapause” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Any putative diapause observed at 0-4°C should also be observed at higher temperatures.

  • The embryonic stage upon which diapause is supposed to impinge is, however, unclear.

  • The conditions required to induce the production of sexual males and females has been established [ 8 9 ] . There has also been work on the influence of genetic background and the environment on the duration of egg development in different species and strains [ 10 11 ] . The most comprehensive study of aphid egg development, by Behrandt [ 12 ] , suggests that it constitutes three stages: (i) a temperature dependent period of initial development, (ii) a temperature independent 'diapause' followed by (iii) temperature dependent development.

  • Alternatively, diapause in many other insects may also involve a slowing but not a cessation of morphological development.

  • Once in diapause, development is not resumed even if conditions return to those amenable to growth.


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