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Mendelian Genetics

A red kerneled wheat plant is crossed with a white-kerneled plant, yielding an F1 plant with all red kernels. A self-cross yields a 15:1 red:white ratio. A test cross yields a 3:1 red:white ratio. Explain the results. Draw Punnett squares for both the self- and test-cross.

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In your problem set, the kernel color is dependent on two traits/genes (A and B). It is sufficient if one ...

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This solution explains how to solve the given Mendelian genetics problem, including an illustration of the Punnett squares.