(a) Why Mendel chose pea plant for his experiments? Mention any two reasons.

(b) Will experiences of a person during his life time be passed to the next generation?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 25th Nov, 2013, 11:06: PM

Expert Answer:

(a)Mendel chose the pea plant because:

i. Pea plant completes its life cycle in a very short interval of time. 

ii. Pea plant has several distinct and contrasting characters that can be easily studied. 

(b) No, experiences of a person will not be transferred to the next generation because it is an acquired trait. 

Answered by  | 26th Nov, 2013, 01:06: AM