Weather may also influence the sex of offspring: Study

May 23, 2014 4:28 AM

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Weather may also influence the sex of offspring: Study

Toronto: The soaring temperature may not determine whether you give birth to a boy or a girl, but whether an insect would have a male or female offspring depends on the temperature.

A species of oophagous parasitoid (Trichogramma euproctidis) deliberately gave birth to more males when the temperature was hot, a new study showed.

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