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A tobacco plant heterozygous for a recessive character is self-pollinated and 1200 seeds are subsequently germinated. How many seedlings would have the parental genotype.


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1250

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600

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300

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2250

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Solution

The correct option is B

600


When heterozygous plant are self-pollinated type, 50% of progeny would be parental type. Hence, 600 seeds would have parental genotype.


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