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Genetics and Heredity

Who was Gregor Mendel?
the father of genetics
What was Mendels life span?
How old was he the year he died?
How long did he live in the monastary?
What plants did he study?
pea plants
What traits did he study?
pod color,seed color,how tall they grow,flower position,pod shape,flower color,seed shape
Where was he born?
Czech republic
What where two of his occupations?
What are traits?
Inheratince of characteristics
What are dominant alleles?
Allele thats shows when both are present
What are reccesive alleles?
Allele that is masked when both are present
What is heredity?
Passing of traits from parents to offspring
What is genetics?
The study of heredity
What is self pollination?
When a plant pollinates itself
What is cross pollination?
When a plant pollinates a different plant
What was the out come of the first experiment?
True breeding plants
What lands on a pistil?
It____________ the ovul
Describe Mendels 2ND experiment
F1= 1 trait
What does F1 stand for?
First filail generation
What does F2 stand for?
Second filial generation
What are alleles?
Alternative forms of gene that govern the same characteristics
What are genes?
Segments are DNA that pass using heredity passing traits from parents to offspring
What is the difference between genotype/phenotype?
Genotype is masked, Phenotype is pyhsical appearence
What is a true breeding plant?
Plants that have offspring that have same traits as parents