Lecture 2 Bisc325 F 8.25.2010

Lecture 2 Bisc325 F 8.25.2010 - CHAPTER 2 PROBLEMS 22, 26,...

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 2 PROBLEMS 22, 26, 31, 34, 50, 64 Mendels experimental garden before 1922 From Iconographia Mendeliana Moravian Museum, Brno, 1965 Brno MENDEL WAS IN TOUCH WITH SCIENCE ELSEWHERE. HE WAS A PRODUCT OF THE AGE OF EUROPEAN EXPLORATION EUROPEANS WERE TRAVELLING THROUGHOUT THE WORLD AND BRINGING HOME COLLECTIONS OF LANTS AND ANIMALS PLANTS AND ANIMALS THE PLANTS WERE OFTEN GROWN AND CROSSED OGETHER (1715) RESULTING IN NEW AND TOGETHER (1715) RESULTING IN NEW AND POTENTIALLY VALUABLE PHENOTYPES BEING DISCOVERED THERE WAS A LIVELY INTEREST IN THE USE OF RTIFICIAL FERTILIZATION IN THE PRODUCTION ARTIFICIAL FERTILIZATION IN THE PRODUCTION OF ORNAMENTAL PLANTS IN MORAVIA Years before Mendel started his work his Abbot speculated that one day Brno would be known for its contributions to studies of inheritance ENDEL IS CONSIDERED A GENIUS MENDEL IS CONSIDERED A GENIUS UNLIKE MOST OF HIS CONTEMPORARIES STUDYING BIOLOGY HE WANTED TO IDENTIFY THE LAWS THAT GOVERNED THE PRODUCTION OF HYBRIDS SING A RIGOROUS EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH. USING A RIGOROUS EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH. HE HAD TWO ADVANTAGES: 1) EXCEPTIONAL CREATIVITY 2) QUANTITATIVE TRAINING (MATH AND PHYSICS) MENDEL PICKED THE GARDEN PEA, AN ORGANISM THAT WAS GENETICALLY TRACTABLE ACCEPTABLE GENERATION TIME STRAINS WERE AVAILABLE THAT DIFFERED IN A SINGLE AND WELL DEFINED TRAIT THE TRAITS BRED TRUE E COULD COMPLETELY CONTROL THE HE COULD COMPLETELY CONTROL THE FERTILIZATION PROCESS EAR 1...
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Lecture 2 Bisc325 F 8.25.2010 - CHAPTER 2 PROBLEMS 22, 26,...

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