Monohybrid Inheritance

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Mono-hybrid Inheritance

Mendel's pea experiment is an example of mono-hybrid inheritance (inheritance involving a single characteristic determined by one gene)

Gene = specific length of DNA which occupies a position on a chromosome, determines a particular characteristic of an organism e.g. height of plant in Mendel's experiment

Locus = the position on a gene on a chromosome

Alleles = determining factors and are different forms of the same gene which may alter the way in which a particular characteristic…


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