The Dihybrid Cross and Independent Assortment
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Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary (PASSeL) Lesson
Examines the principle of segregation versus the principle of independent assortment and their effects on genetic data; and the concept of dominance.
- Compare the principle of segregation to the principle of independent assortment.
- Use the principles of segregation and independent assortment to explain the results observed in genetic data sets.
- Recognize that environment and genetics play a role in the expression of phenotype.
- Contrast complete dominance with a lack of dominance.
- Make predictions in dihybrid crosses using simple Punnet squares and the principles of independent assortment.