Genetics

Genetics is the study of of genes heredity and variation. This has helped in the study of plant breeding

The father of genetics is mendels  a scientist. Mendel studied ‘trait inheritance,’ patterns in the way traits were handed down from parents to offspring. He observed that organisms (pea plants) inherit traits by way of  “units of inheritance”. This term, still used today, is a somewhat what is referred to as a gene.

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