mixoploidy


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Related to mixoploidy: mosaicism, chimerism

mixoploidy

[¦mik·sə‚plȯid·ē]
(cell and molecular biology)
The presence of cells having different chromosome numbers in the same cell population.
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In addition, this monitoring is important to check for reversion to the original diploid condition, as well to detect mixoploidy and related problems to fertility and agronomic behavior of the individuals.
In this case, the existence of mixoploidy in the tetraploid plants was discarded because three leaf samples (from different positions, in each of the obtained treated plants) were selected, and these samples were evaluated separately.