|MadSci Network: Genetics|
"A gardener's favorite plant had white flowers and long seed pods. To add some variety to her garden, she transplants some plants of the same type, but with pink flowers and short seed pods from her neighbor's garden. In a few generations, she grows plants with white flowers and short seed pods and plants with plants with pink flowers and long seed pods, as well as the original combination. What are twoo ways this could've arisen?" I already have one way, which is that the original flowers (White,long) are homozygous dominant, or that the other flowers in the original cross are homozygous dominant, while the flower they're being crossed with is homozygous recessive. My teacher said the second way may hae to do with the position of genes on chromosomes, if they are even on the same chromosome.
Re: Some ways in which new combinations of plants could occur
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