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Relating to an individual or cell with two or more copies of a single haploid set; depending on the number of multiples of the haploid set, autoploids are referred to as autodiploids, autotriploids, autotetraploids, autopentaploids, autohexaploids, etc.
[auto- + -ploid]
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Reproductive isolation between autotetraploids and their diploid progenitors in fireweed, Chamerion angustifolium (Onagraceae).
Adansonia digitata is an autotetraploid species issued from a reduced aneuploid chromosomic type such as 4x = 176 [6].
Analysis of different effectors enhancing the anther culture ability of autotetraploid japonica rice.
Artificial selection shifts flowering phenology and other correlated traits in an autotetraploid herb.
Bat and hummingbird pollination of an autotetraploid columnar cactus, Weberbauerocereus weberbaueri (Cactaceae).
Tolmiea diplomenziesii: A new species from the Pacific Northwest and the diploid sister taxon of the autotetraploid T.
Improvement in two-allele autotetraploid populations of alfalfa explained by accumulation of favorable alleles.
Gender determination and mating system in the autotetraploid fern Asplenium septentrionale (L.) Hoffm.
Romero-Aranda R, Bondada BR, Syvertsen JP, Grosser JW (1997) Leaf characteristics and net gas exchange of diploid and autotetraploid citrus.
Unlike corn or soybeans, alfalfa plants are autotetraploid; that is, each trait is determined by genes residing in four chromosomes instead of two.