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Maternal Effects

Maternal Inheritance

Structure of Organelle Genomes

Hybrid Seed Production

Study Questions

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Study Questions

1. What genetic evidence allows you to determine if a trait is controlled by maternal effects or is expressing maternal inheritance?

2. What is the endosymbiotic theory? Why is this relevant to the fact that eukaryotic organelles contain DNA?

3. What are the stuctural differences and similarities between chloroplast and mitochondrial geneomes?

4. Discuss the importance of rf genes for the hybrid corn?

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