Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 13 - Chromosomes, Mapping, and the Meiosis-Inheritance Connection - Review Questions - Apply: 4

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

Genes will independently assort if there are abundant crossovers between them (B.). Even numbers of crossovers (A.) would look like none at all, from the perspective of independent assortment, and C. would make the genes look linked, not independently assorting. D. is wrong since it is irrelevant to independent assortment.
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