H: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

'Magic' is a Tetraploid

Rhododendron 'Magic', which is a Mezitt Ghent, 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 'Magic'

Source: Planeview Nursery

John and Sally Perkins
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