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Heredity

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Genetics The study of heredity
Heredity The passing of traits from parents to offspring
Genes The factors that control the traits
Allele The different forms of genes
Homozygous (Purebred) An organism having two of the same alleles for a trait
Heterozygous (Hybrid) An organism having two different alleles for a trait
What are the procedures to complete a question? 1. Read the question 2. Underline important parts 3. Make a key code 4. Label the punnet square 5. Complete the punnet square
How do you write an answer? _(Percentage)_% chance of having a __(Genotype name ex. hybrid)__ ___(phenotype)__
Is it possible to not have the offspring that is a ____ when there is a 25% chance? Yes, because of possibility which might not be accurate
Probability the likelihood that a particular event will occur
Punnet square a chart that shows all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
Codominance inheritance pattern in which the alleles are neither dominant nor recessive
What are the key parts on how Gregory Mendel discover heredity? -started with purebred pea plants -took pollen from tall plant, and pollinated it with a short plant -collected seeds, and grew them and all offspring were tall -the offspring then each other, and one fourth of them were short
Created by: Aileen Roldan