Volume No. 9 Issue No.: 1 Page No.: 161-168 July-September 2014

 

IMPACT OF THIODAN ON TESTICULAR ARCHITECTURE OF THE EARTHWORM Eudichogaster kinneari : STEPHENSON

 

Lakhani Leena

Goverment Girls Post Graduate College, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh (INDIA)

 

Received on : January 10, 2014

 

ABSTRACT

 

Thiodan treatment to Eudichogaster kinneari at 0.003 ppm concentration for twenty days, produced profound changes in the testes, caused by reduced testicular activity, destruction of cellular architecture observed by vacuolization of cells in different stages of spermatic follicles and in cytophore, necrosis, lesions and congregation in spermatogenic material, changes in histochemical reactions were also noticed by less staining intensity, size of spermatic follicles were reduced (p<0.001) significantly.

 

Keywords : Eudichogaster kinneari, Agrochemicals, Insecticides, Thiodan, Histoarchitecture, Histochemistry

 

 

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