H: Tuesday, September 13, 2011

'Sham's Ruby' X 'J.L. Creech' is a Diploid

Rhododendron 'Sham's Ruby' X 'J.L. Creech', which is a Thornton 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 'Sham's Ruby' X 'J.L. Creech'

Source: John Thornton

John and Sally Perkins
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