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What proportion of gametes will carry the recessive allele? In a pea plant that is heterozygous for seed color.



A. 1/4
B. 1/2
C. 1/3
D. All of the gametes
E. None of the gametes

This question is part of Genetics Final Exam
Asked by ProfGentle, Last updated: Jun 29, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Aug 12, 2017

1/2. Heterozygousorganisms for the trait can produce half the gametes with recessive and the other half with dominant alleles.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jul 09, 2017

One half or 50% , the other 50% wiill be for the dominant allele

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jun 23, 2017

Since it is heterozygous (Cc), it's 1/2 recessive (cc) and 1/2 dominant (1/2).

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Dec 02, 2016

1/3
 

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