Chapter 9 Study Guide

Chapter 9 Study Guide - Chapter 9 Lecture 21 1.Why was King...

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Chapter 9 Lecture 21 1.Why was King Frederick 1 so interested in maintaining a tall guard? What was the name of his personal guard? How did he try to go about maintaining the height of his guard? Did it work? Why? 2. Define Multifactorial Traits . What are other names that are used to describe multifactorial traits? 3. What is a discontinuous phenotype ? What is a continuous phenotype ? Why are the traits different? 4. Topic 4 Figure 1 displays 2 different types of plants. contrast the progeny of the pea plant with the progeny of the tobacco plant? what characteristics are you seeing that make the inheritance patterns of these plants different? 5. Define Continuous traits . Define polygenic traits .Contrast polygenic traits with multifactorial traits. Give some examples of complex traits . 6. In most of your classes you discuss nature versus nurture . Why is this argument important in Genetics? Is it one or the other that contribute to inheritance or both? 7. Give an example of a situation in which the environment has played a major role in the change of a phenotype. Explain why the phenotype has changed. 8. What is the role of the
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Chapter 9 Study Guide - Chapter 9 Lecture 21 1.Why was King...

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