Phenotype

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Phenotype
outward characteristics of an organism
Phenotype = Environment + Genotype
phenotype is a function of both environment and genotype
quanitative traits
traits measured along a continuum (using numbers)
qualitative traits
traits that can't be measured but can be described
Environment
all non-genetic factors influencing P
includes: nutrition, grooming, exercise, history/experiences ect.
genotype
sequence of DNA
affects P as the result of the actions of genes, reflection of of DNA sequence