Why Mendei use only peas for styudy of heridity?

Asked by  | 5th Feb, 2010, 12:29: PM

Expert Answer:

i) Pea plant is available in the pure form and in many different traits.

ii) It is self-pollinated and artificial cross-pollination can easily be induced.

iii) The hybrids are fertile

iv) It has short life history so as to produce enough number of offsprings to present better statistical data.

Answered by  | 5th Feb, 2010, 07:08: PM

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