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Given below are two statements labelled as Assertion (A) and Reason (R)

Assertion: When white eyed, yellow bodied Drosophila females were hybridized with red eyed, brown-bodied males; and F1 progeny was intercrossed, F2 ratio deviated from 9 : 3 : 3 : 1.

Reason: When two genes in a dihybrid are on the same chromosome, the proportion of parental gene combinations is much higher than the non-parental type.

Answer these questions selecting the appropriate option given below:

A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

B. Both A and R are true and R is not the correct explanation of A.

C. A is true but R is false.

D. A is False but R is true.

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Correct option is (a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

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