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seedless

Without seed or seeds.


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Mutation in fruit/vegetables

for example the seedless grapes are triploid hybrids. Triticale is hybrid of two different cereals. Papaya grown on Hawai should be GMO, because they had problems with some virus killing all their plantations.

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by JackBean
Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:53 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mutation in fruit/vegetables
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Views: 1464

Odd plasmid question (from the bioshock games)

I don't think, that seedless fruits are due to biotech

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by JackBean
Sun May 16, 2010 8:01 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Odd plasmid question (from the bioshock games)
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Views: 2945

Odd plasmid question (from the bioshock games)

Yes.. You can even see some of the real life examples.. Like seedless watermelon. It is one of the great examples of biotechnologically altered plants. By using plasmids or vectors there made some changes in gene structure that make the fruit seedless.

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by akki313
Sun May 16, 2010 6:28 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Odd plasmid question (from the bioshock games)
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Views: 2945

ploidity

yeah, you're right, the seedless fruits are triploid... So, do you think, that triploid/tetraploid animal could live?

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by JackBean
Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ploidity
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

ploidity

... that are triploid look: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triploidy#cite_note-1 in the middle of the page... banana, apple, etc... the watermelons are seedless...

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by plasmodesmata11
Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ploidity
Replies: 4
Views: 2279
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