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Gregor Mendel experimented with hundreds of pea plants to understand the process of _______________
The scientific study of heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring
What makes pea plants good for studying the passing of traits from parent to offspring
Peas have many traits that only exist in two forms
In a flower, the female sex cells, or eggs, are produced by the
Pollen, which contains the male sex cells, is produced by the
Why did Mendel use purebred plants in his experiments?
Pure bred plants always produce offsprings with the same straits as the parent.
purebred tall plants are crossed with purebred ___________ plants
F1 offspring are all______________________
F2 offspring are a mix of__________________ and___________
tall plants and short plants
3 true facts about alleles
Genes are factors that control traits.
Alleles are different forms of a gene.
Dominant alleles always show up in the organism when the allele is present.
True or false - Only pea plants that have two recessive alleles for short stems will be short.
Two alleles for tall stems
One allele for tall stems and one allele
Two alleles for short stems
A dominant allele is represented by a _________________ letter.
A recessive allele is represented by a _________________ letter.
How would a geneticist write the alleles to show that a tall pea plant has one allele for tall stems and one allele for short stems?
True or false - Some scientists during Mendel's time thought Mendel should be called the Father of Genetics.
True or false - The importance of Mendel's work was not recognized until 34 years after he presented his results to a scientific society.
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