Onion Chromosomes

John E. Silvius silviusj at cedarville.edu
Fri Mar 16 12:17:58 EST 2001

Question of the day:   Can anyone report the haploid (n) number of
chromosomes in Allium?    I read the interesting fact that Allium cepa
has 4.4 billion N-base pairs but couldn't locate reference to
chromosome number.

Thanks for reading,

John Silvius
Professor of Biology
Cedarville University
Cedarville, OH


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