Essays Tagged: "larvae"

"Vector Organisms and the Diseases They Carry "

on humans accidentally. Deer ticks go through three life stages. The first stage is the larva. The larvae are small and tan colored. They usually feed on things like chipmunks, mice, and other small ... tires or plastic containers. The mosquito life cycle has 4 significant stages. They go from eggs to larvae to pupae and finally to adult. Only female mosquitoes can bite. Male mosquitoes feed on mostl ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Trichinella spiralis.

d of time, but if it is killed with the disease than the meat will maintain being contaminated. The larvae usually lives in the chest and neck. The larvae comes from small cysts. The cysts attach them ... hest and neck. The larvae comes from small cysts. The cysts attach themselves to the intestine, the larvae that survive become adult worms in 3-4 days. The largest worm grows to a size of about &frac1 ...

(1 pages) 40 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Fire Ants: Basic Biology, Habitat, History.

es a suitable nesting sites, the female looses her wings and begins laying eggs. The first brood of larvae are fed and cared for by the queen, and develop into sterile female worker ants. Thereafter, ... ker ants. Thereafter, her sole role is to lay eggs. Worker ants care for the queen and brood (eggs, larvae and pupae), construct and maintain the nest, defend the colony and forage for food.Colony For ...

(2 pages) 52 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Everything you need to know about worms and perhaps some you didn't.

ed phyla. In everyday language the name worm may be loosely applied to other animals as well to the larvae, or immature forms, of some insects, for example, or even to some vertebrates, such as the bl ...

(6 pages) 45 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Eradication of Guinea Worm in Africa

t are involved in the life cycle of Guinea Worm are also referred to as 'Cyclops'.In the water, the larvae are swallowed by small copepods "water fleas." The worms mature inside the water flea and bec ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Water Penny Beetle

aying usually occurs from June to late August, and hatching occurs in 12 to 15 days.After hatching, larvae grow rapidly, feeding on small crustaceans and free-floating algae. The larvae don't feed or ... wing winter but pupate during the next spring or summer. When maturation is delayed until fall, the larvae overwinter again and pupate the following spring. Larvae pupate above water and may be damage ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Write about a situation in which a hard ethical decision is made involving utilitarianism.

ve him is a large alien fellow explaining his current situation. The gist of it is that young alien larvae are being implanted into his intestines, where they will grow until they are strong enough to ... nto the toilet, where they will travel through the sewers and into other humans' latrines. Then the larvae will implant themselves into many other unsuspecting humans via their poopchutes, and that is ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Essay against human cloning.

n 1901, he split a 2-cell newt embryo into two distinct parts, successfully producing two different larvae (Thompson).Recently, the issue of human cloning came to the public's attention when scientist ...

(7 pages) 86 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

West Nile Virus Protection - A Short Description of Methods Used, Both in the Past and Present.

ic service announcements and press conferences. They tell people to stay away from dead birds, kill larvae found in washtubs and water pipes, empty places of still water, use bug repellant when outdoo ...

(1 pages) 936 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham

Before the larvae of most insects become an adult, they remain in a protective state not moving or growing. In ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


e little selection in the way food. They live almost entirely on the photosynthetic green alga. The larvae (Nauplii) hatch from resting eggs in the spring. Temperature is a significant factor in contr ...

(8 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Fatty acid enrichment of rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis) and Brine shrimp (Artemia sp.) using microcapsules containing marine oils

sapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoid aicd (DHA), and must be enriched prior being fed to the larvae. In this experiment, microencapsulated enriching diets were prepared using a black colour sta ... fers (Brachionus plicatilis) and brine shrimp (Artemia sp.) are still essential for mass culture of larvae in the aquaculture industry, in particular to larvae of marine fish and crustaceans (Lemm &am ...

(10 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Drosphilia Protocol

within the week with most of my wild type males flies. I was still able to keep the rest alive and larvae had been produced about a week later.P Generation: Females ...

(2 pages) 1180 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Delhi Sands Flower Loving Fly

or two beneath the soil under the shade of shrubs. The eggs hatch in around eleven to twelve days, larvae develop entirely below the ground and are probably predaceous.The Delhi Sands Fly fits into t ...

(3 pages) 1068 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


et a certain criteria to be cultured, including the fact that the organism must have hardy eggs and larvae must be sustainable, they must feed on cheap and easily available food, and they must grow ra ...

(6 pages) 16 0 3.7 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology