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How does a Monohybrid Cross work?

A monohybrid cross is a genetic mix between two individuals who have homozygous genotypes, or genotypes that have completely dominant or completely recessive alleles, which result in opposite phenotypes for a certain genetic trait. Typically, this mix determines the dominant genotype.

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Also question is, what is Monohybrid Cross explain with example?

A cross between two types of plants of same species considering only the transmission of one character is called monohybrid cross. For example, a cross between tall pea plants and dwarf pea plant that is considering only the height of the parents is a monohybrid cross.

Beside above, what is Monohybrid and Dihybrid cross? Monohybrid cross is a cross between parents differing in only one trait or in which only one trait is being considered. Dihybrid cross is a cross between parents in which two pairs of contrasting characters are studied simultaneously for the inheritance pattern.

Also asked, what is the result of Mendel's Monohybrid cross?

For monohybrid cross, Mendel began with a pair of pea plants with two contrasting traits i.e., one tall and another dwarf. The cross-pollination of tall and dwarf plants resulted in tall plants. All the hybrid plants were tall. He continued his experiment with self-pollination of F1 progeny plants.

What is the purpose of a Monohybrid cross?

Usage. Generally, the monohybrid cross is used to determine the dominance relationship between two alleles. The cross begins with the parental generation. One parent is homozygous for one allele, and the other parent is homozygous for the other allele. The offspring make up the first filial (F1) generation.

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