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(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 November 2013, 11:06 PM
Answered by Expert

(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 Expert 26th November 2013, 1:06 AM
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