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Table 2 Comparisons of meiotic TII stage between the induced tetraploids and their corresponding diploid F. tataricum cultivars

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

Cultivar Tetraploid Diploid t a t b
Sum of cell Abnormal cell frequency (%) Micronucleus to cell ratio Sum of cell Abnormal cell frequency (%) Micronucleus to cell ratio
Qianwei 2# 132 30.30 0.5000 112 5.36 0.0536 4.9645** 7.6190**
Jinku 2# 107 25.23 0.4486 107 4.67 0.0467 4.2171** 6.8096**
Chuanqiao 1# 140 18.57 0.3857 159 4.40 0.0440 3.9015** 7.3160**
Liuqiao 1# 194 28.87 0.4897 124 4.03 0.0403 5.4857** 8.4178**
Average   25.05 0.4494   4.45 0.0445   
  1. t a Indicate the t value of abnormal cell frequency (%)
  2. t b Indicate the t value of micronucleus to cell ratio
  3. ** Indicate significance of the difference at the p = 0.01 level