Table 1: Occurrence of normal and disturbed phases of cell cycle in meristematic root tip cells of Brassica campestris L. after treatment with sunset yellow.

TreatmentsNormal metaphaseNormal anaphaseNormal telophaseDisturbed metaphase Disturbed anaphase Disturbed telophase

Replicate 1Control (distilled water)+++
Replicate 2+++
Replicate 3+++

Replicate 11% dye+++
Replicate 2++++
Replicate 3++++

Replicate 13% dye++++
Replicate 2+++
Replicate 3+++++

Replicate 15% dye++++
Replicate 2+++
Replicate 3++++