Reproductive cues for gonadal development in temperate reptiles: temperature and photoperiod effects on the testicular cycle of the lizard Sceloporus undulatus.

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  • For adult male fence lizards, timing and regulation of the testicular cycle depend on an interaction between temperature and an apparent endogenous rhythm in temperature sensitivity. There is no evidence for significant photoperiodic effects on the testicular cycle. -from Author
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  • Herpetologica  Journal
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  • Marion KR
  • Start Page

  • 26
  • End Page

  • 39
  • Volume

  • 38
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  • 1