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ACTOGRAPHIC [1 record]

Record 1 2010-11-29


Subject field(s)
  • Morphology and General Physiology
  • Scientific Research Equipment

The activity-recording system used to monitor circadian periodicity in pink bollworm moths ... is presented. The actograph provides a permanent record while eliminating the use of light and direct observation for studying nocturnal periodicity.


"Actographic" qualifies examinations, determinations, etc., made with the use of an actograph.


  • Morphologie et physiologie générale
  • Matériel et équipement (Recherche scientifique)

[...] R.G. Busnel a mis en France, à la disposition de divers entomologistes, des appareils actographiques utilisant des capteurs électro-acoustiques, tel celui utilisé par A. Couturier, F. Antoine et A.J. Andrieu (1961) pour étudier l'activité de vol du hanneton.


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