Fruit Fly Experiment

The purpose of this experiment was to determine the F1 genotype of fruit fly traits using the phenotypic ratio of the F2 generation and to express these results of the unknown cross through a Chi-square model and Mendelian genetics. After the experiment, it was found that the parents held a heterozygous genotype through using the … Read more

Fruit Fly Lab Report Essay

Drosophila melanogaster is a common fruit fly that has been useful for most experiments in the study of Genetics. The male and the female fruit fly are similar and different in regards to how they look, structurally. They are similar because both genders have a head, thorax, proboscis, antennae, eyes, and mouth parts. However, males … Read more