Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 13 - Chromosomes, Mapping, and the Meiosis-Inheritance Connection - Review Questions - Synthesize: 2

Answer

5 cM

Work Step by Step

There are 1300 total seeds, of which the green, round and yellow, wrinkled are recombinants=65 seeds. The portion which are recombinants shows the map distance since these are the result of crossing over events between the two genes. 65/1300=0.05=5 cM.
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