Magnolia sieboldii Polyploid

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Size: 14cm pot
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A hybrid designed by Dr. August E. Kehr … Dr. Kehr used colchicine, a very toxic compound, found in Colchicum autumnale … He made a solution in water using colchi- cine, OMso and a few drops of liquid dish washing soap to change this plants Chromosomes … He found that manipulation of a plants Chromosomes could be beneficial in plants vigour, hardiness & create larger flowers foliage etc. as with this Sieboldii hybrid … Mad science or brilliant hybridisation, only time will enlighten us and the results in real time … Definition of Polyploid ; Polyploidy is the heritable condition of possessing more than two complete sets of chromosomes. Polyploids are common among plants, as well as among certain groups of fish and amphibians.


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