The EU mutant of the flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum herbst. Environmental and genetic effects on penetrance

David Wool, Samuel Mendlinger

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Abstract

The mutation eu in the flour beetle Tribolium castaneum, causes an easily detectable morphological change in the larva and the pupa. The character shows incomplete penetrance at 30°C and almost full penetrance at 25°C. Penetrance at 30°C appears to be partly under genetic control.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)496-504
Number of pages9
JournalGenetica
Volume44
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 1973
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Genetics
  • Plant Science
  • Insect Science

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