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HYB: homework


Linda Mann wrote:

>  This is bad - I haven't done any of the last two weeks' homework
>  assignments, =


Where do the rest of you stand?
Are you ready for the followup?
Or should I wait another week before
posting it?

>  but I came up with a new one of my own.  =

>
>  In Keith Keppel's 1998 catalog, there are 7 Blyth introductions that a=
re
>  siblings from the cross DANCE MAN X REMBRANDT MAGIC.  The siblings are=

>  APRICOT DANISH, CHESTNUT AVENUE, COVET ME, INNER JOURNEY, PLUME D'OR,
>  STILLNESS, VENUS BUTTERFLY, and ZILLIONAIRE.  What a color range! =

>  Apricot, brown, gold, violet, lemon zonal, lavender-tan blend, and
>  gold-tan bitone.  From this, figure out what color genes the parents
>  have.

A good, real-lif example.  But
remember to start by estimating
the parents' genotype from phenotype,
THEN refining their charts by examining
their offspring.

Sharon McAllister
aka "Teacher"
aka "The Dragon Lady"





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