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Unformatted text preview: (b) What are the possible genotypes of the parents of the dihybrid? List all the possibilities and use correct symbols to denote the genotypes of the parents. 4. Answer if the following statements are true or false: (4 points) (a) Independent assortment does not result in the generation of recombinants; recombinants are only generated by crossing-over between homologous chromosomes. (b) A dihybrid in trans conformation will have the wild-type alleles of two linked genes on one chromosome and the recessive alleles of these genes on the homologous chromosome. (c) In sexually reproducing haploid organisms, meiosis occurs in a diploid cell called a meiocyte. (d) Hybrid vigor is exhibited in the progeny of hybrid plants that are selfed. 2...
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