confusing lab results
jbondy at julian.uwo.ca
Thu Nov 16 21:29:37 EST 1995
In article <013378l.1.30A9E082 at axe.acadiau.ca>, 013378l at axe.acadiau.ca
(LARA LAWSON) wrote:
> I attempted a drosphila cross between wild breed and vestigal winges. When I
> examined the F1 generation the outcome was 100%vestigal. This seems
> because the vestigal trait is recessive and the wild dominant. If anyone has
> any way of explaining this please answer.
1) Are you sure that this trait is recessive?
2) Who were the females in the cross? If it was the vestigial-winged
flies, are you sure they were virgins? If they weren't, then their
offspring would be the result of vestigial x vestigial.
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