White flowers produce white flowers true breeding

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Unformatted text preview: ers Interested in particular characters - - not whole organisms or essences More Mendelian in spirit than the species hybridizers Discussed dominant/recessive and true breeding True breeding: Ex. White flowers: produce white flowers (true breeding) However some purple flowers self- fertilized (produce some white and some purple) Pedigree analysis Mendel, biography Born in the 19th century (1822) Born to peasants, received a good education Mendel’s motivation Wanted to produce a model of how heredity “works” Why was Mendel successful? Focused on the process responsible for patterns previously seen Kept track of rations Started with a hypothesis: hypothetico- deductive approach instead of induc...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2014 for the course BIO 152 taught by Professor Tillishiffert,manuspatten during the Fall '11 term at Georgetown.

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