The role of steroid hormones in the adjustment of primary sex ratio in birds: compiling the pieces of the puzzle.


There is ample evidence that birds have the ability to adjust their offsprings' sex ratios before fertilization occurs. Recent work has focused on pinpointing when during the process of oocyte maturation adjustment of sex ratio takes place. Additionally, there is growing support for the idea that there is hormonal control over the process of adjustment of… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icb/ict083



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