H: Friday, April 29, 2011

'Gold Strike' is a Tetraploid

Rhododendron 'Gold Strike', which is an Aromi hybrid, has been determined to be a tetraploid using flow cytometry by

Dr. João Loureiro, Dr. Silvia Castro, José Cerca Oliveira, 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

Tetraploid 'Gold Strike'

Source: RareFind Nursery

John and Sally Perkins
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