H: Monday, November 01, 2010

'Colonel Coen' is a Diploid

Rhododendron 'Colonel Coen', which is a Ostbo hybrid, has been determined to be a diploid using flow cytometry by

Dr. João Loureiro, Dr. Silvia Castro, José Cerca, and Mariana Castro
Plant Ecology and Evolution Group,
Centre for Functional Ecology,
Department of Life Sciences,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Summary of Ploidy Levels

Diploid 'Colonel Coen'

Source: Bob Fox

John and Sally Perkins
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