Asked Jan 18, 2020

A homozygous strain of corn that produces yellow kernels is crossed with another homozygous strain that produces purple kernels. When the F1 are interbred, 197 of the F2 are yellow and 153 are prurple. Give the genotypes of the yellow and purple F2 and propose a genetic model that explains the inheritance of these kernel colors in corn.


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Considering that kernel color is controlled by a single gene pair and yellow is dominant over purple.

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The observed result is different from that which is expected because ...

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