A plant with red flowers is crossed with a plant with white flowers and the resulting offspring have pink flowers.  What type of inheritance pattern does this describe?  If two plants with pink flowers are crossed, what will be the resulting phenotypes and in what ratio? Show punnet squares if needed

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Asked Oct 23, 2019

A plant with red flowers is crossed with a plant with white flowers and the resulting offspring have pink flowers.  What type of inheritance pattern does this describe?  If two plants with pink flowers are crossed, what will be the resulting phenotypes and in what ratio? 

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Given that a plant with red flowers is crossed with a plant with white flowers and the resulting offspring have pink flowers. Let us represent the genotype of red flowers as RR and that for white flowers as rr. Since crossing over both the types of these plants produced pink flowers, it...

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