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Morphometric studies on postnatal development of testis of Indian Murrah buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

Malhi, P.S.; Pawar, H.S.; Roy, K.S.; Guraya, S.S.

Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 68(3): 212-215

1998


ISSN/ISBN: 0367-8318
Accession: 009055378

Morphometric studies have been made on the testis of 20 Murrah buffaloes during postnatal development. Testicular weight in relation to body weight and testicular volume, increased from 0.01% to 0.07% and 1.05 to 235.68 cm3 from 1 day-old to adult (>6 years) buffalo bulls respectively. Tubular volume percentage showed initial decrease from 77.0% at birth to 61.0% at 6 months of age and again increased to 81.0% in adults.

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