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1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the scrrophulariaceous genus Antirrhinum, especially the cultivated A. Majus, whose showy flowers are fancifully likened to the face of a dragon. A west Indian herb (Ruellia tuberosa) with curiously shaped blue flowers.

2. A play in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten; also, that which is so eaten. See Flapdragon.

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True-Breeding Crosses - HELP!!!

Here's the question: A true-breeding red snapdragon was crossed to a true-breeding white snapdragon. The F1 progeny were red. When the F1 was selfed, the following F2 progeny were observed: 1850 red, 670 pink, and 831 white totalling 3351 individuals. ...

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by jduecker84
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: True-Breeding Crosses - HELP!!!
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Chromosome Question

Snapdragon has a diploid number of 16 chromosomes. How many sister chromatids are present in prophase? I'm confused on this question...is the answer 32?

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by Agronomy
Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:15 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Question
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Views: 1867

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