H: Wednesday, November 02, 2011

'Django' is a Triploid

Rhododendron 'Django', which is a Hachmann hybrid documented as 'Abendglut' x Rhododendron brachycarpum ssp tigerstedtii, has been determined to be a triploid using flow cytometry by

Dr. João Loureiro, Dr. Silvia Castro, 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

Triploid 'Django'

Source: Kristian Theqvist

John and Sally Perkins
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