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Investigating Polyploidy: Using Marigold Stomates & Fingernail Polish
(National Association of Biology Teachers, 2002-05)
Hands-on experimentation with polyploidy is a useful approach to connect research with classroom teaching. The following activity uses marigolds to explore the effects of differing chromosome number on plant cell size. ...
Marigold Cell Size and Polyploidy
(Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE), 2004)
Most animals are diploid, having one set of chromosomes from the male and one from the female. Polyploid animals, with the exception of some frogs and fish, are usually aborted or die immediately after birth (Gardner et ...