Parthenogenesis

Steve Dobson dobson at mendel.berkeley.edu
Fri Apr 1 19:05:31 EST 1994


In article <Pine.3.88.9403311232.B18583-0100000 at acad.mwsc.edu>,
drew at ACAD.MWSC.EDU (CHERYL L DREW) wrote:

> I have a quick question.   In turkeys and chickens, why during 
> parthenogenesis with the polar body and ovum are all the offspring male 
> in gender?
> 
> Send all information to Diana Cross e-mail address:
> cross1 at acad.mwsc.edu
> Thanks


So what's the deal ?  Is there really parthenogenesis in turkeys and
chickens ?  Does anyone have any references or more information ?  I'd like
to hear more.

																																						Thanks,

																																										Steve



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