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Name: Alison C.
Status: student
Age: 13
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Date: 3/23/2004


Question:
I am trying desperately to find a chromosome map of a seedless watermelon and the point at which the change occurs to make it seedless. I am a 7th grader and my teacher has given me a bunch of Internet search phrases to use, but none of them take me to an actual chromosome map. Do you know where I can find such a map?


Replies:
Seedless watermelons are triploid, i.e., 3 sets of chromosomes.

http://ask.yahoo.com/ask/20010611.html

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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