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Genetic Cross Similarities and Differences

A) Cross a wildtype female with a yellow bodied male to produce an f1 offspring generation. Which allele is domonant and which is recessive. Justify your responce using your results.
b) Now mate F1 individuals to produce an F2 generation. report the results and explain them. Is there evidence of sex linkage. justify your response.
c) Do the reciprocal cross: Make the male wildtype and specify yellow bodied female. Report results of the F1 and F2 generations. Explain any similarities or differences between the results from "b".

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a) Cross a wildtype female with a yellow bodied male to produce an f1 offspring generation. Which allele is dominant and which is recessive. Justify your responce using your results.
b) Now mate F1 individuals to produce an F2 generation. report the results and explain them. Is there evidence of sex linkage. justify your response.
c) Do the reciprocal cross: Make the male wildtype and specify yellow bodied female. Report results of the F1 and F2 generations. Explain any similarities or differences between the results from "b".

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From the problem it is evident that it is necessary to do the experiments to come to the conclusions
I have done the crosses knowing from literature that in Drosophila (fruit fly) yellow bodied phenotype is recessive and that it is a sex-linked character carried on the X chromosome.

I have explained the results of the crosses assuming the yellow body trait as sex linked But I have also shown the ...

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The genetic cross similarities and differences are examined.

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