INCOMPLETE DOMINANCEPresented To: Sir Khalid HussainPresented by :09040606-031
Mendel’s Principles• Inheritance of biological characteristics is determined by individual units known as genes.• During sexual reproduction, genes are passed from parents to offspring.• Two or more forms of the gene for a single trait exist, some forms of the gene may be dominant and others may be recessive.
What is Incomplete Dominance? Incomplete dominance is a type of inheritance in which one allele for a specific trait is not completely dominant over the other allele. This results in a combined phenotype (expressed physical trait).
Example………………..• In Four O’ Clocks, if you cross a red RR (which is always pure) with a white WW (that is also always pure) , you get a pink RW (which is always hybrid /heterozygous)
Incomplete Dominance• In incomplete dominance, neither allele is dominant so there is a blending of traits when two different alleles for the same trait occur together.• Colors blend together heterozygous individuals = 3rd phenotype
Incomplete Dominance• In another flower, if red RR and blue BB flowers are crossed, they produce a 3rd purple RB flower• What would be the genotype ratio and phenotype ratio if you crossed two purple flowers?
Incomplete Dominance• Cross of two purple flowers RB X RB R B• genotype ratio RR RB 1RR : 2RB : 1BB R red purple• phenotype ratio 1red : 2 purple : 1 blue B RB BB purple blue
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