Week7_Guide - Week 7 Guide for Independent Learning As you read Chs 14-15 formulate answers to these questions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

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Week 7 Guide for Independent Learning As you read Chs. 14-15, formulate answers to these questions. 1. Explain how Mendel’s particulate mechanism differed from the blending theory of inheritance. 2. Define the following terms: true-breeding, hybridization, monohybrid cross, P generation, F1 generation, and F2 generation. 3. Describe a monohybrid cross. What are the phenotypic and genotypic ratios of the F2 generation? 4. Distinguish between the following pairs of terms: dominant and recessive; heterozygous and homozygous; genotype and phenotype. 5. Explain how a testcross can be used to determine if an individual with the dominant phenotype is homozygous or heterozygous. 6. Describe a dihybrid cross. What is the probable phenotypic ratio of the F2 generation? 7. State Mendel ’s laws of segregation independent assortment. 8. Give an example of incomplete dominance and explain why it does not support the blending theory of inheritance. 9.
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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