monohybrid


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mon·o·hy·brid

 (mŏn′ō-hī′brĭd)
n.
The hybrid of parents that differ at only one gene locus, for which each parent is homozygous with a different allele.
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monohybrid

(ˌmɒnəʊˈhaɪbrɪd)
n
(Genetics) genetics the offspring of two individuals that differ in respect of a single gene
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Noun1.monohybrid - a hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)monohybrid - a hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)
crossbreed, hybrid, cross - (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
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The probability determination described here will simplify the observation of genotype and phenotype for a particular monohybrid cross and assessment of risk of each offspring carrying a trait under study.
Both groups studied a ten-week genetics program (6 x 50 minute periods per week) which included the basic concepts of genetics; namely variation and genetics based on Mendel's Laws of Genetics (monohybrid crosses and pedigree analysis) as well as the environment factors: heredity and natural selection.
The segregation of the leaf shape in F2 generation into three classes: okra leaf, normal and the intermediate leaf shape of sub-okra and fitting into the theoretical 1:2:1 monohybrid ratio of incomplete dominance in the present studies lies in close proximity to the findings of Rahman and Khan (1998) and Nawab et al.