every time when a tall pea plant nd a short pea plant interbreed then exactly 4 tall plants are produced >4 or <4 also possible? if no why?
Tall pea plant can have two genotype. Either TT or Tt.
The given cross can be represented as follows:
Here, all the offspring will be tall, i.e out of 4 offspring 4 will be tall.
The genotype of heterozygous tall pea plant will be Tt and short pea plant will be tt. The cross between the two can be represented as:
Heterozygous tall pea plant genotype= Tt
Gametes= T & t
|T||TT (tall)||Tt (tall)|
|t||Tt (tall)||tt (dwarf)|
It is clear from the above cross that 3 offspring will be tall out of 4, and one will be dwarf.
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