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Genotypes and phenotype ratios

What would be the expected genotypic and phenotypic ratios in the f1 and f2 generations, if flower color in carnations is controlled by co-dominant alleles and you begin with the P generation using pure, or true-breeding, carnations that have different (red & white) flower colors?

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The gamete combinations predict which offspring (F2 generation) can be produced from these F1 parents. The phenotypic ratio (relative count of trait combinations) can now be ...