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Table 1 Summary data of endopolyploidy in Trifolium pratense cultivars ‘Manuela’ and ‘Dajana’ in three different ontogeny stages

From: Endoreduplication as a part of flower ontogeny in Trifolium pratense cultivars

  Stage I Stage II Stage III
Cultivars Type of organ N EI N EI N EI
‘Manuela’ Sepal 12 0.16 ± 0.04a 9 0.19 ± 0.08a 7 0.24 ± 0.07a
Petal 12 0.35 ± 0.06b 8 0.45 ± 0.13bc 7 0.39 ± 0.06b
Stamen 6 0.16 ± 0.03a 4 0.2 ± 0.04ab 4 0.25 ± 0.05ab
Carpel 11 0.52 ± 0.12c 9 0.49 ± 0.06c 6 0.38 ± 0.11b
‘Dajana’ Sepal 6 0.22 ± 0.05a 18 0.22 ± 0.05a 6 0.27 ± 0.04a
Petal 6 0.37 ± 0.05b 17 0.42 ± 0.07b 6 0.52 ± 0.13b
Stamen 4 0.21 ± 0.05a 15 0.24 ± 0.08a 5 0.25 ± 0.07a
Carpel 6 0.56 ± 0.04c 18 0.49 ± 0.11b 6 0.67 ± 0.17b
  1. Values of EI are mean ± standard deviation. Different letters within a column indicate significant differences between organs within one stage at p < 0.05; both cultivars were treated separately in the statistics
  2. N number of samples, EI endoreduplication index