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Unformatted text preview: 1. Phenotype- physical appearance of an organism a. TB line produces only offspring expressing the same phenotype, ex. Tall plants or round seeds 2. Important that Mendel worked with TB = he knew parents were homozygous for a certain trait 3. Strains chosen representing seven characters, traits are known. a. clearly contrasting phenotypes: flower, seed, and pod colors, stem height, pod shape, flower position D. Mendel’s experiments 1. P generation- crossing plants from two different TB lines with contrasting phenotypes; each pair of plants are the parental generation belong a. conclusion: each member of first generation of offspring resembled 1 of 2 parents...
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- Fall '09
- Genetics, 2 years, a. Mendel