Sexual maturation and seasonal changes in reproductive phenomena of male Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata) at Takasakiyama

@article{Nigi2006SexualMA,
  title={Sexual maturation and seasonal changes in reproductive phenomena of male Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata) at Takasakiyama},
  author={Hideo Nigi and Toshiro Tiba and Satoshi Yamamoto and Yonat Floescheim and Nakaaki Ohsawa},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={230-240}
}
The authors examined testis tissues and blood which were collected from free-ranging Japanese monkeys of the Takasakiyama troop during four periods in 1971 (mating season: late January-early February; early birth season: June; late birth season: August; and intermediate season between birth season and mating season: October), and studied their sexual maturation and seasonal changes in reproductive phenomena. Results of observations on the testis and plasma testosterone concentration were in… CONTINUE READING
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