One Shade Too Dark

--- tale of condensed tannins in faba bean seed coats 

Menu

Project Information Introduction Objective Hypothesis Materials / Methods
Results and Discussion Conclusions Errors and Future Consideration Acknowledgements Bibliography

Hypothesis

The main hypothesis for this project were:

        * Genetic differences exist in the faba bean lines with different seed size and seed coat color, and DNA fingerprinting can be used to determine the genetic similarities and differences between these line.

        * The black seeded lines (IPK 296/78 and IPK 251/78) are the most genetically similar lines.

        * The black seeded lines have more condensed tannins than the other lines.

Home    Top

                2006 Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair