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In corn, yellow kernel color (W) is dominant to white (w). A white kernelled female plant (ww) is pollinated by a homozygous yellow kernelled male plant (WW). 

a. What are the genotypes of the gametes produced by the female plant? 
b. What are the genotypes of the gametes produced by the male plant?

What are the phenotypes and genotypes of the F1 plants produced?

If the F1s are self pollinated, what are the phenotypes and genotypes of the F2 plants produced


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In corn, yellow kernel color (W) is dominant to white (w). A white kernelled female plant (ww) is pollinated by a homozygous yellow kernelled male plant (WW). a. What are the genotypes of the gametes produced by the female plant? So the first thing you need to understand is the difference between genotype an phenotype.  The genotype is the actual gene, the pheotype is how that gene is expressed.  So here the female has...

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