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Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination in Vertebrates

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.

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 9781588342034, 200pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 2005

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.