Ward's® Fruit Fly Genetics Demonstration

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Ward's® Fruit Fly Genetics Demonstration
Educational Classroom Kits and Activities
Demonstrate a simple monohybrid cross using the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster

  • No microscope needed to view the offspring from this cross
  • Mutations are easily visible
The cross between winged and wingless fruit flies yields a 3:1 winged:wingless ratio.
Males will have white eyes and gray bodies; females will have red eyes and yellow bodies.

All necessary materials are provided, including a hand lens with which students can easily distinguish the trait, as well as males and females.

Kit contains:
Ice pack and anesthetizer to sedate flies
Empty vials and plugs
Instructions and a coupon redeemable for live flies.

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Delivery information: The kit will ship separately from the live component. Kits do not contain perishable components and generally ship via UPS ground.

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