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A true breeding plant is : (1) near homozygous and produces offspring of its own kind (2) always homozygous recessive in its genetic constitution (3) one that is able to breed on its own (4) produced due to cross-pollination among unrelated plants

A true breeding plant is : (1) near homozygous and produces offspring of its own kind (2) always homozygous recessive in its genetic constitution (3) one that is able to breed on its own (4) produced due to cross-pollination among unrelated plants

Grade:12th pass

6 Answers

Aabid Hussain
askIITians Faculty 571 Points
5 years ago
Dear Anmol,

Thank you for asking!

The correct option is option 1.

Thanks
ANMOL SETH
36 Points
5 years ago
A true breeding plant is : (1) near homozygous and produces offspring of its own kind (2) always homozygous recessive in its genetic constitution (3) one that is able to breed on its own (4) produced due to cross-pollination among unrelated plantsWhy can it not be pure homozygous recessive????
Aabid Hussain
askIITians Faculty 571 Points
5 years ago
Dear Anmol,

The correct answer will beoption 1.

That is, True breeding plants are nearly homozygous and produces offspring of their own kind.

Hope the answer of the question.

ANMOL SETH
36 Points
5 years ago
This is what i am confused with.... why nearly homozygous ?????????? Why not fully homozygous????????And what is the difference b/w fully and nearly homozygous?
Aabid Hussain
askIITians Faculty 571 Points
5 years ago
Dear Anmol,

Near homozygous term here represent the literal term. It means complete homozygous. As you will observe the rest of the options, none of them are associated with true breeding organism.

Hope it is clear now !
Aashu Mittal
85 Points
4 years ago
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