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Table 1 Effects of colchicines (0.25%) treated duration on death rate, and tetraploid induction efficiency in treated cultivars of Fagopyrum tataricum

From: Morphological, physiological, cytological and phytochemical studies in diploid and colchicine-induced tetraploid plants of Fagopyrum tataricum (L.) Gaertn

Cultivar Duration of treatment (h) Number of seedlings Death rate (%) Tetraploid induction efficiency (%)
Qianwei 2# 48 50 2.00 29.15 D
72 50 6.00 53.23 A
96 50 10.00 41.45 BC
Jinku 2# 48 50 2.00 12.13 E
72 50 4.00 31.24 D
96 50 6.00 19.35 E
Chuanqiao 1# 48 50 4.00 50.34 B
72 50 6.00 54.55 A
96 50 8.00 48.56 B
Liuqiao 1# 48 50 4.00 18.34 E
72 50 8.00 30.45 D
96 50 10.00 20.04 E
  1. Death rate was recorded after 2 weeks of colchicines treatment
  2. Different capital letters indicate significance of the difference between two mean values at the p = 0.01 level, as tested by Duncan’s test