NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2016

The number of chromosomes present in the cells of the bread wheat, Triticum aestivum suggests that it is

(a) hexaploid

(b) diploid

(c) tetraploid

(d) pentaploid

(a) Bread wheat is an allohexaploid, an allopolyploid, with six sets of chromosomes.

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