What are the Mendelian concepts of inheritance?
Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk in the 1800s. He studied how pea plants passed down traits from generation to generation. He used this information to devise a set of laws describing how this information is passed from parent to offspring. Over 150 years later, his ideas are still taught in classrooms.
Answer and Explanation:
The basic laws of inheritance based on Gregor Mendel's studies involve the roles of dominant and recessive alleles.
A dominant allele is the version...
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