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  • noun Plural form of tetraploid.


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  • Reading up about hybridization on the site of one of our favorite local daylily farms, Champions, we learned of diploids, tetraploids and ploidys in general.

    Capturing A Blooming Daylily Hill-Without A Net « Fairegarden 2009

  • The taxa form a polyploid complex: most are tetraploids

    Chapter 10 1996

  • Both tetraploids and diploids show high resistance to seed beetles Araecerus levipennis and A. fasciculatus (Braze 1988).

    Chapter 27 1990

  • The taxa form a polyploid complex: most are tetraploids

    Chapter 13 1990

  • As with other African acacias, A. tortilis is a polyploid complex most are tetraploids (2n = 4x = 52); ssp. raddiana is an octoploid

    Chapter 17 1990

  • When one of these tetraploids, in turn, hybridized with

    5 Breeding Triticale 1989

  • Fujiwara T, Bandi M, Nitta M, Ivanova EV, Bronson RT, et al. (2005) Cytokinesis failure generating tetraploids promotes tumorigenesis in p53-null cells.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Vincent Gache et al. 2010

  • Apomictic development of the embryo sacs in induced tetraploids of Citrullus vulgaris Schrad

    xml's 2008

  • Malone and Dunluce are two of the highest intermediate-heading tetraploids.

    FWi - All News 2008

  • Seedling vigor of L. diversifolia is poor, especially of the tetraploids and small-seeded diploids (Sorensson et al. in submission?.

    Chapter 27 1990


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