Chapter 24 Worksheet

Chapter 24 Worksheet - Chapter 24: Quantitative Genetics...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 24: Quantitative Genetics Discontinuous traits are ________________________ and have few distinct phenotypes. Continuous traits are _________________________ and often have a wide range of phenotypes. Place the following characteristics or conditions under the appropriate column: Human height, heart disease, pea seed color, Klinefelters, human weight, litter size, crop yield, dwarfism Discontinuous traits Continuous traits _______________________ ________________________ _______________________ ________________________ _______________________ ________________________ ________________________ ________________________ Match the definition with its corresponding term: _____ 1. Encoded by genes at many loci a. meristic traits _____ 2. Traits that are influenced by many genes b. threshold traits and the environment. c. multifactorial _____ 3. Characteristics that are quantitative but only d. polygenic traits have two phenotypes _____ 4. Quantitative traits that can only be measured in whole numbers True or False: Polygenic traits are linked, meaning they do not sort independently of each other. Polygenic Trait Problem:
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 4

Chapter 24 Worksheet - Chapter 24: Quantitative Genetics...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online