Scott Williamson scwilli2 at
Tue Mar 8 10:31:47 EST 1994

Subject: colchicine
From: Stephen Canepa, stephen.canepa at
Date: Sat,  5 Mar 94 12:51:00 -0600
In article <7.1507.1756.0N5C281A at> Stephen Canepa,
stephen.canepa at writes:
>       I am trying to help a friend who does not have access to usenet.
>He is trying to do some experiments using colchicine on gourd plants.
>He has purchased a gram of powdered colchicine ($80.00), but there
>no instructions on dilution etc.  He knows that it is poisonous and
>plans on using rubber gloves and a respirator.  His plan is to spray
>mixture on different stages of seedling
growth to create polyploids.
>None of the resultant plants will be used for food.  Can someone
>help with instructions on dilution rates, methods of creating solution,
>etc.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.  You can post in the
>conference or email to my address.  Thank you,  Stephen Canepa
>        internet address:  stephen.canepa at
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