Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination in Vertebrates (Hardcover)

Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination in Vertebrates By Nicole Valenzuela (Editor), Valentine A. Lance (Editor) Cover Image
By Nicole Valenzuela (Editor), Valentine A. Lance (Editor)
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Edited by the world's foremost authorities on the subject, with essays by leading scholars in the field, this work shows how the sex of reptiles and many fish is determined not by the chromosomes they inherit but by the temperature at which incubation takes place.

About the Author


Nicole Valenzuela is an evolutionary biologist specializing in temperature-dependent sex determinations. She lives in Ames, IA. Valentine Lance is the world's leading scholar of TSD. He lives in San Diego, CA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781588342034
ISBN-10: 1588342034
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication Date: January 17th, 2005
Pages: 200
Language: English