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A punnet square is a diagram showing the gene combination that might result from a genetic cross and it can be bigger than 2x2 A diagram that is used to predict an outcome of …a particular cross or breeding experiment is called punnet square.
Punnet squares are a type of table geneticists use to determine what traits the offspring will have by using information from the parents and their grandparents.
Reading a punnet square is much like reading a grid map. Start with one finger on the father allele and one on the mother allele and find where they meet in the middle, the co…mbination of both the father allele and the mother allele will give you the genotype. Repeat for all four middle squares. In all punnet squares, the dominate gene is the capital letter (e.g R) and the recessive gene is the normal letter (e.g r). When two dominate alleles show (RR) the phenotype will show the dominate gene. When one dominate and one recessive allele show the dominate gene will still show (Rr), in females they call it them a carrier female because they carry the recessive allele as well. When two recessive alleles show (rr) the recessive feature will show in the phenotype.
It was invented in 1937.
An example of a punnet square is if you have the heterozygous Bb genotype. The punnet square would have a big B and a little B at the top and on the side. The first square… would be BB, the second one would be Bb, the third would be Bb, and the fourth would be bb. the possibility that the child has the bb genotype is 1/4.
Take the phenotypes of the two parents and have them above and next to a box: (say that the mother is AA and the father is aa) ....A A a Aa Aa a Aa Aa All of the chi…ldren should have one dominant and one recessive allele.
Punnet squares are used to predict the allele of the offspring. Tool used to predict results in Mendelian genetics; shows all the ways in which alleles can combine
Hey there. Ive typed up a couple to use as examples using the brown hair. You must take into account the recessive and dominant traits, as this could range your answer being d…ifferent. A phenotype is the result of a genotype, which is the result of 2 alleles. Say if both parents were HOMOZYGOUS for brown hair, with their genotype would be BB, BB. Use a trick called a punnet square to answer this; _|B |B | B|BB|BB|
A punnet square can be used to predict the outcome of genetic crosses. A cross in which one characteristic is tracked is a monohybrid cross. The offspring of a monohybrid cros…s is called monohybrids.
It is used to determine the probability of the two parents offspring having a certain trait(s)
you would need to have something else to cross it with to make it a punnet square.
It is used to determine the probability of the two parents offspring having a certain trait(s).
The Punnett square is a diagram that is used to predict an outcome of a particular cross or breeding experiment.
the outcome of breeding