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Polyploidy in Stokes Aster (Stokesia laevis)

Author(s): J. Gaus, D. Werner and S. Tallury

Month: Jul
Year: 2005

Journal: Hortscience
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Volume: 40
Issue: 4
Pages: 1101-1101

Article Topic(s): Genetics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Stokesia laevis (Stokes aster),


Breeding different cultivars of Stokesia laevis gave disparate results. Two parent cultivars were diploid, one parent cultivar was tetraploid, and one hybrid was triploid.

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J. Gaus, D. Werner and S. Tallury. "Polyploidy in Stokes Aster (Stokesia laevis)." Hortscience 40.4 (2005): 1101-1101.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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