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Old June 17, 2017   #1
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Default Crossing Dwarfs?

If I would cross a dwarf with a dwarf (from different families, and both are stable), should all the F1's (or nearly all) be dwarfs? Seems like they should...

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I guess so, unless two different genetic backgrounds could make dwarfs and that each parent has a different one
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Old June 18, 2017   #3
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Yes. Dwarf characteristic is recessive so once found in the F2 generation,
that trait is considered stable.
Crossing two recessive traits will give the recessive trait in the F1.

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