EFFECT OF MARBLE SLURRY ON MALPIGHIAN TUBULES OF PERIPLANETA AMERICANA
Malpighian tubules are supposed to be excretory organs of the insect. It is typically long, slender and blind tube in the haemocoel. In the present study treatment of marble slurry powder was given to Periplaneta americana for different duration. The results show destruction of capsule wall of malpighion tubule and severe damage to peritoneal sheath. The nucleus of glandular epithelium is damaged and the effect is also observed on brush border of microvilli.
SANGEETA DHANWAR AND BHARTI PRAKASH