Genetics - Form II Dominant and Recessive Traits
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Read Modules 3 & 4 in "Classical Genetics" at
DNA From the Beginning
How do the ears look for the F1 generation of rabbits?
Describe the all the F2 rabbits. (from all 3 trials)
Define dominant. Define recessive.
Question 4: On
page 11 of 13 you get to perform experimental matings. What happens if you start
with a male with floppy ears and a female with straight ears?