Role of thyroid in sexual and body weight cycles of the migratory redheaded bunting, Emberiza bruniceps.

@article{Lal1988RoleOT,
  title={Role of thyroid in sexual and body weight cycles of the migratory redheaded bunting, Emberiza bruniceps.},
  author={P. Lal},
  journal={General and comparative endocrinology},
  year={1988},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={
          291-300
        }
}
In the male redheaded bunting, Emberiza bruniceps, kept under natural lighting in northern India (Lat 25 degrees 18'N, Long 83 degrees 01'E), testicular growth began during March/April and full spermatogenesis was achieved in May/June; thereafter, the testes regressed and remained regressed for the rest of the year. Thyroidectomy between November and April partially suppressed photoinduced testicular growth in May/June, but did not prevent testicular regression in July. The extent to which… CONTINUE READING

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