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Dihybrid

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noun, plural: dihybrids

(1) The offspring of a dihybrid cross, i.e. a genetic cross involving two gene loci, each with two different alleles

(2) An individual heterozygous for two gene loci of interest


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Word origin: Greek di- (two, twice, double) + Latin hybrida, from ibrida (offspring)

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Somatic Fusion and Reproduction

... just a few quick questions first: Do somatic fusion hybrids display characteristics of both cell donors at the same time? Or is it similar to a dihybrid cross, where some plants would show one characteristic and another one another? Which leads on to another question... If I were to successfully ...

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by Thomas9666
Thu Jan 09, 2014 5:15 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Somatic Fusion and Reproduction
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by jamesandrew
Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:20 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics problems
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Mendelian Genetics

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by Masher123
Sun Sep 09, 2012 3:40 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mendelian Genetics
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What is true breeding?

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by MissionCO
Sun May 06, 2012 8:50 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What is true breeding?
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Determining (P) plants from F2 data

... go with this. We have not done any reverse problems like this and I am lost. Here is the problem from the lab: Materials: F2 generation corn ears (dihybrid cross) Proceedure Two breeding parental (P) corn strains were crossed by dusting the flowers of one strain with the polen of the other, resulting ...

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by aiyana1228
Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:36 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Determining (P) plants from F2 data
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