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What are genetics?
cientific study of heredity
What is Heredity?
The passing of physical traits from parents to offsping
What is fertilization?
When an egg and sperm cell joins in the process of forming a new organism.
What is a purebread?
An organism that shows the same form and traits after many generations.
What is an allele?
They are different forms of genes.
An organisms traits are controlled by the alleles it inherits from its parents.
What is a dominant allele?
One whose traits always show up in an organism whpn an allplp is prpspnt.
What is a ressessive allele?
Its hidden whenever dominant allele is prpsent.
Whats a hybrid?
An organism with two different alleles as a trait.