Flower Gardening
Botany or Plant Biology
Genetics

Another plant is said to be heterozygous for flower color what does this mean?

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12/09/2011

Heterozygous for flower color means the plant's genetic material contains both dominant (T) and recessive (r) traits for flower colors, Tt.

Homozygous has either 2 dominant or 2 recessive traits, so a homozygous plant will always have TT or rr.