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Problem: A tall, purple flowered pea plant (TtPp) is allowed to self pollinate. (The recessive alleles code for short plants and white flowers). The phenotypic ratio of the resulting offspring is 9:3:3:1. What is the genotype of the plant whose phenotype appeared once out of every 16 offspring (the "1" in the 9:3:3:1 ratio?a) TTppb) TtPpc) ttppd) TTPP

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Given: TtPp × TtPp

• T = tall          • P = purple

• t = short        • p = white


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A tall, purple flowered pea plant (TtPp) is allowed to self pollinate. (The recessive alleles code for short plants and white flowers). The phenotypic ratio of the resulting offspring is 9:3:3:1. What is the genotype of the plant whose phenotype appeared once out of every 16 offspring (the "1" in the 9:3:3:1 ratio?

a) TTpp

b) TtPp

c) ttpp

d) TTPP

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