Phenotypic Variation

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  • Created on: 06-04-16 13:27

The traits shown by an organism is it's phenotype. 

  • Qualititative differences fall into clearly distinguishable categories, with no intermediates. Discontinous variation (blood groups)
  • Quantitative traits have no distinguishable categories but instead a range of values. Continous variation (height or mass)

In discontinous (qualitative):

  • different alleles at a single gene locus have large effects
  • different gene loci have different effects on


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