CBSE - X - Biology - Heredity and Evolution
what is mono hybrid cross? what is phenotype and genotype?
Monohybrid cross: A cross which involves only a single pair of contrasting characters is called a monohybrid cross.
Genotype: The genetic constitution of an organism is called genotype. It is the description of genes present in an organism. Genotype of a tall plant could be TT or Tt, while that of a dwarf plant is tt.
Phenotype: Phenotype refers to the observable characteristic or the expressed shown character of an organism. E.g. being “tall” or “dwarf” are the phenotypes of a plant because these traits are visible to us.
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