. Mating of an organism to a double recessive in order to determine whether it is homozygous or


 heterozygous for a character under consideration is called 

(a)  reciprocal cross

(b)  test cross

(c)  dihybrid cross   

(d)  back cross

 

Best Answer

Answer: (b)

Solution ||| Test cross is the cross of the individuals eith its homozygous recessive parent. In other words we can say that it is a specialized back cross of F1 hybrid with it’s homozygous recessive parent in order to determine whether it is homozygous or heterozygous for a character.Raceprocal cross, is the cross that could be made either way or independent of the sex of the parents. Dihybrid cross is considering two pairs of contrasting characters. Back cross is the cross of the hybrids of F1 generations with either of its parents.

 

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