Temperature-dependent sex determination in reptiles Location-dependent sex determination in Bonellia and Crepidula. Spencer and Janzen found further support for the Charnov-Bull model by incubating painted turtles Chrysemys picta at different temperatures and measuring various characteristics indicative of fitness.
Charnier observed that temperature affected sex ratios, which are the number of females versus males in a population or a single clutch of eggs, of the rainbow Agama lizard, Agama agama. Adams
PLoS Biol 3: e More generally, selection on the sex ratio can trigger transitions between and among different ESD and GSD systems . In this case, individuals can gain reproductive advantages by specializing as a male or female . All crocodilians, most turtlesmany fishand some lizards exhibit Temperature dependent sex determination ppt in Mildura.
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Home Ocean Facts What causes a sea turtle to be born male or female? The thermosensitive, or temperature-sensitive, period TSP is the period during development when sex is irreversibly determined. Administering estradiol at male-producing temperatures generates females that are physiologically identical to temperature-produced females.
Warner and Shine used hormonal manipulations to produce males and females across a range of temperatures in a species with TSD. Functional Ecology.
Alex Quinn, a Ph. The thermosensitive, or temperature-sensitive, period TSP is the period during development when sex is irreversibly determined. They concluded that this differentiation in climate causes divergent selection on regulatory elements in the sex-determining network allowing for the emergence of sex chromosomes in the highlands.
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