Schedule of Activities for Experiment Two

Date Activity

Before day 1

Date:

Plant true-breeding variegated seeds.

Day 1

Date:

Plant true-breeding non-variegated seeds.

Day 4 or 5

Date:

Record phenotypes of parental plants. Thin plants to one plant per cell.

Days 10 to 14

Date:

Separate green from green plants, and variegated from variegated plants, using an index card and stakes.

Days 16, 18, 20

Date:

Carry out Reciprocol Pollination of flowers using two separate bee sticks. Pollinate only six flowers per plant.

Days 20 to 39

Date:

Pinch off all unopened buds and shoots.

Day 39

Date:


Harvest seeds and plant in quad.

Days 47 to 52

Date:


Count numbers of each phenotype.


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