K.C.S.E Biology Q & A - MODEL 1997PP1QN16
In a breeding experiment, plants with red flowers were crossed. The produced 123 plants with red flowers and 41 with white flowers
(a) Identify the recessive character
Give a reason
(b) What was the genotype of the parent plants that gave rise to the plants with a red and white flowers?
Give a reason – Fewer numbers/ lower ratio; lower in numbers/ absence of white in parents & absence in offspring.
(c) Double recessive / homozygous (recessive)