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