MENDEL'S LAW OF HEREDITY

@article{CastleMENDELSLO,
  title={MENDEL'S LAW OF HEREDITY},
  author={William Ernest Castle},
  journal={Science},
  volume={18},
  pages={396 - 406}
}
  • W. Castle
  • Published 25 September 1903
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
1. The basic principle in Mendel's discoveries is that of the purity of t. he germcells; in accordance with this a cross-bred animal or plant produces germ-cells bearing only one of each pair of characters in which its parents differ. From it follows the occurrence in the second and later hybrid generations of a definite number of forms in definite numerical proportions. 2. Mendel's principle of dominance is realized in the heredity of a considerable number of characters among both animals and… 

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