Description: S5.2 Maize ear, monohybrid cross, 3:1
Demonstrates Mendelian genetics by looking at the R (Colour) alleles in a monohybrid F2 corn ear from a Purple(RR) with Yellow(rr) cross.
P: RR x rr
F1: Heterozygous Purple Rr
F1: cross Rr x Rr
F2: phenotypes RR , Rr , rr
Phenotypes: Purple, Yellow in a 3:1 ratio.
QTY: 1 ear of corn
See also S5.5 Maize ear model, monohybrid cross: a mounted visual display of this cross.