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Having a diploid set of chromosomes derived from each parent.
An organism or individual having a diploid set of chromosomes derived from each parent.

am′phi·dip′loi·dy n.


(Botany) a plant originating from hybridization between two species in which the chromosome number is the sum of the chromosome numbers of both parental species. It behaves as an independent species
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Noun1.amphidiploid - (genetics) an organism or cell having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parent
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
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To overcome this incompatibility, Simpson (1991) suggested the use of an amphidiploid, resulting from a cross between diploid species with genomes A and B, followed by chromosome doubling with the use of colchicine and then a cross between the tetraploidized amphidiploid with a cultivated peanut.
The use of combined FISH/GISH in conjunction with DAPI counterstaining to identify chromosomes containing transgene inserts in amphidiploid tobacco.
Relationships between growth and gas exchange characteristics in some salt-tolerant amphidiploid Brassica species in relation to their diploid parents.
The condition of normal diploid segregation in the present case may be met by explaining that though cotton is an amphidiploid (allotetraploid) of A and D genomes [15] it has established itself as genetically stable over the years and behaves as normal diploid in subsequent generations [16].
1 Varuna Selection from Varansi Local 2 Pusa Bold Varuna/BIC 1780 3 Pusa Jagannath Varuna/Synthetic juncea 4 Pusa Agrani Early maturing Brassica juncea/Synthetic amphidiploid (Brassica campestris var.
Ovulo embryo cultured hybrid between amphidiploid Gossypium arboreum x Gossypium anomalum and Gossypium hirsutum.
A study of chromosome association and chiasma formation in the amphidiploid between lolium multiflorum and Festuca drymeja.
napus and other two amphidiploid Brassica oilseed species is controlled mainly by two genes (genetic loci) with additive genetic interaction (Chen and Beversdorf, 1990; Downey and Harvey 1963; Getinet et al.