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how did mendel came to know that pea plant is best to experiment on for identification of variations?

Asked by ABHINAVSINGH 23rd February 2013, 6:44 PM
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Mendel chose pea plants, because they had some measurable characteristics, several pairs of easily observable contrasting characters, were easy to breed, had a relatively short breeding period allowing a quick experimental turn-around.

He measured seven of these characteristics, including seed-shape, seed color, pod-color and pod-shape, each occurring in two distinctive forms.

Answered by Expert 25th February 2013, 9:58 AM
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