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A Cross Was Carried Out Between Two Pea Plants Showing the Contrasting Traits of Height of the Plants. the Result of the Cross Showed 50% Parental Characters. - Biology

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A cross was carried out between two pea plants showing the contrasting traits of height of the plants. The result of the cross showed 50% parental characters.
(i) Work out the cross with the help of a Punnett square.
(ii) Name the type of the cross carried out.

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Solution

(ii) The type of cross carried out here is a test cross. It is a cross in which an individual with an unknown dominant phenotype is crossed with an individual (parent) homozygous recessive for that trait.

Concept: Elementary Idea of Polygenic Inheritance
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