Date of Award

8-1961

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Major Professor

C. Ujors

Committee Members

J.C. Howell, Helen L. Hard

Abstract

Summary

A growth rate study for H. diminuta in ten worm infestations was attempted. The desired number of worms was not recovered from enough rats to determine a reliable growth curve. It was discovered that worm length varied within rats and between rats of comparable sex, age, weight, worm burden, and genetic background.

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