Description: S5.4 Maize ear display mount, dihybrid cross, 9:3:3:1
Demonstrates Mendelian genetics by looking at the R (Colour) and Su (Endosperm) alleles in a dihybrid F2 corn ear from a cross between Purple(RR) Starchy(SuSu) with Yellow(rr) Sweet(susu).
P: RR SuSu x rr susu
F1: Rr Susu
F1: cross Rr Susu x Rr Susu
F2: phenotypes Purple/Starchy, Purple/Sweet, Yellow/Starchy, Yellow/Sweet in a 9:3:3:1 ratio.
See also S5.1: Maize ear, dihybrid cross, 9:3:3:1 individual corn cob