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Two genes ‘A’ and ‘B’ are linked. In a dihybrid cross involving these two genes, the F1 heterozygote is crossed with homozygous recessive parental type (aa bb). What would be the ratio of offspring in the next generation?
A. 1 : 1 : 1: 1

B. 9 : 3 : 3 : 1

C. 3 : 1

D. 1 : 1

Answer :

genotype of the offspring of next generation is AaBb:Aabb:aaBb:aabb which means the ratio is 1:1:1:1.



According to the dihybrid cross between heterozygous gene AaBb and homozygous gene aabb; the ratio is 1:1 in terms of phenotype. (It is 4:4:4:4 that is 1:1:1:1 for the genotype).

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