Problem: If genes A and B are linked and separated by 14 map units, what percent of the progeny produced in a testcross will be parental?

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Map units, as discussed, are defined to be equivalent to the % recombination frequency of two genes. Too far from one another, it can be assumed that they have independent assortment and recombination will have a maximum probability of 50%.

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If genes A and B are linked and separated by 14 map units, what percent of the progeny produced in a testcross will be parental?

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