The sex ratio
inched forward in the first two decades of the country's life to reach 87.
The adult sex ratio
is such as sex-biased mortality (Moore and Wilson, 2002), the primary sex ratio
, and differential reproductive investment between the two sexes (Bateman, 1984).
Controlling the sex ratio
in farms gives many advantages, since it allows the yield of the operations to be improved based on the type of production (milk or meat)(Martinez et al.
These include local resource competition, the sex ratio
of the population at the time of reproduction, the first cohort selective advantage, and others.
Temperature effects on the sex ratio
of bluegill were confirmed recently (Wang et al.
As Prof Hudson says: "A normal sex ratio
is a public good.
Communities with adverse sex ratio
endorse polyandry, abduction and coercive repetitive pregnancy for male children which in turn adversely affect women's health and worsen the economic condition of poor families.
Biologists call unbeatable strategies like the 50:50 sex ratio
evolutionary stable strategies, or ESSs for short.
While most mammal populations show equalized sex ratios
according to the "Fisher's principle" (Fisher 1930), adaptive adjustment of sex ratio
has been found among many animals including e.
There is a new development, however, whereby Nigeria, the most populous Black nation in the world has experienced a rapid increase in its sex ratio
at birth data from 1996-2008 to 2009-2014.
This indirectly will negate the impact of a skewed sex ratio
in the country as a whole, and thus a comprehensive strategy should be formulated to address all potential risk factors.
Objective: To study the association of SES with sex ratio
at live birth in individuals living in the slums of Sholapur city, India.