Male Reproductive Cycle of the Toad Bufo melanostictus in Taiwan

@inproceedings{Huang1997MaleRC,
  title={Male Reproductive Cycle of the Toad Bufo melanostictus in Taiwan},
  author={Wen-San Huang and Jun-Yi Lin and J. Y. Yu},
  year={1997}
}
Abstract The male reproductive cycle of the toad, Bufo melanostictus, was studied with emphasis on spermatogenic activity, plasma androgen, and changes in the weights of testes, liver, and fat bodies. A total of 98 toads were collected between March 1990 and March 1991 in central Taiwan. Histological evidence indicated that the spermatogenic cycle of this toad is of a fluctuating continuous type. Although cell nests of all spermatogenic types were present every month of the year, the greatest… CONTINUE READING

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