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  1. The law of independent assortment applies well to most plants and animals, but only to those genes which occur on non-homologous autosomal chromosomes.
  2. an offspring resulting from cross-breeding
  3. that one of a pair of alternative alleles whose effect is masked by the activity of the second when both are present in the same cell or organism.
  4. traits or characteristics from parents to offspring through the inheritance of genes.
  5. The genetic makeup, as distinguished from the physical appearance, of an organism or a group of organisms
  6. The process by which plant pollen is transferred from the male reproductive organs to the female reproductive organs to form seeds.

6 True/False questions

  1. AlleleOne member of a pair or series of genes that occupy a specific position on a specific chromosome.


  2. FertilizationThe act or process of initiating biological reproduction by insemination or pollination


  3. HeterozygousHaving different alleles at one or more corresponding chromosomal


  4. HomozygousRelating to a cell that has two identical allele


  5. Law of segregationthe principle, originated by Gregor Mendel, stating that during the production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor segregate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent.


  6. GameteA reproductive cell having the haploid number of chromosomes, especially a mature sperm or egg capable of fusing with a gamete of the opposite sex to produce the fertilized egg.


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