University of South Carolina BIO E101 Study Guide 2 Exam 3, Fall 2009 Chpt. 14 Summary of Key Concepts 14.1 and 14.2 first point Genetics Problems (pg 284) problem 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 1) Pea plants were particularly well suited for use in Mendel's breeding experiments for all of the following reasons except that A) peas show easily observed variations in a number of characters, such as pea shape and flower color. B) it is possible to control matings between different pea plants. C) it is possible to obtain large numbers of progeny from any given cross. D) peas have an unusually long generation time. E) many of the observable characters that vary in pea plants are controlled by single genes. What is the difference between a monohybrid cross and a dihybrid cross? A) A monohybrid cross involves a single parent, whereas a dihybrid cross involves two parents. B) A monohybrid cross produces a single progeny, whereas a dihybrid cross produces two progeny. C) A dihybrid cross involves organisms that are heterozygous for two characters and a monohybrid
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