hw 2 - FNR 305 Conservation Genetics Homework #2 Due...

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FNR 305 Conservation Genetics Homework #2 Due 1/28/10 1. Genes are considered linked when they are inherited together more than _________ of the time. 2. What are the sexual phenotypes of the following genotypes in Drosophila ? XX XY XXY XXX XO 3. Consider two syntenic genes during Prophase of Meiosis I. If no crossing over occurs between the two genes, the gametes produced are referred to as _______________ gametes. If a crossover event happens between the two genes, _____________ gametes are formed. 4. Assume that in the native wildflower Phlox amplifolia corolla (flower tube) length is controlled by a single, incompletely dominant gene, such that CC is long, Cc is intermediate and cc is short corolla length, respectively. If white flower color ( WW ) is completely dominant to violet flower color ( ww ), what would be the phenotype(s) resulting from crossing a short-corolla, white ( ccWW ) plant to a long-corolla, violet ( CCww ) plant? 5. In a recent television episode of Law and Order: SVU , a doctor tells Detective Stabler that a man claiming to be a female victim’s father is lying because, “… the victim and her mother are
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