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seedlings for looking at chromosomes

Beverly Brown bjbrown at naz.edu
Wed Jan 28 16:34:16 EST 2004

Hi all -

What readily available seeds would produce root tips with easily viewed
mitotically dividing cells?  The lab manual suggests Vicia faba, but I
am not certain I can locate seeds this time of year.  Has anyone tried
any of the readily available seeds for sprouting?




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Nazareth College of Rochester           Fax:    585-586-2452
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