Title page for ETD etd-10022008-063201

Type of Document Dissertation
Author Jarvis, Floyd Eldridge
URN etd-10022008-063201
Title Inheritance of chlordane resistance in the German cockroach, Blattella germanica
Degree PhD
Department Biology
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Levitan, Max Committee Chair
Grayson, James McD. Committee Member
Kincaid, C. W. Committee Member
Pardue, Louis A. Committee Member
Wilson, I. D. Committee Member
  • Insecticides
Date of Defense 1955-08-05
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The inheritance of resistance to chlordane in the German cockroach, Blattell germanica. (L.), was studied by determining the toxicity of chlordane to the following strains of roaches: a) chlordane-resistant and non-resistant strains, b)F1 and F2 progeny of reciprocal crosses between two parental strains, c) progeny of pair matings within resistant and non-resistant strains, and from a cross between resistant females and non-resistant males.

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