Bio1130 Homework Assignment IV

Bio1130 Homework Assignment IV - 1. What was the most...

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1. What was the most significant conclusion that Gregor Mendel drew from his experiments with pea plants? a. Traits are inherited in discrete units, and are not the results of "blending." b. An organism that is homozygous for many recessive traits is at a disadvantage. c. There is considerable genetic variation in garden peas. d. Recessive genes occur more frequently in the F1 than do dominant ones. e. Genes are composed of DNA. 2. Which of the following about the law of segregation is false? a. It is a method that can be used to determine the number of chromosomes in a plant. b. It can be used to predict the likelihood of transmission of certain genetic diseases within families. c. It can be explained by the segregation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis. d. It can account for the 3:1 ratio seen in the F2 generation of Mendel's crosses. e. It states that each of two alleles for a given trait segregate into different gametes. 3. The fact that all seven of the pea plant traits studied by Mendel obeyed the principle of
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