Explain Mendel’s experiment with peas on inheritance of characters considering only one visible contrasting character

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Explain Mendel’s experiment with peas on inheritance of characters considering only one visible contrasting character.
Answer:
Mendel conducted breeding experiments with garden peas:

  • He studied plants (pure) of a tall/short varieties.
  • He crossed them and obtained F t progeny.
  • He found that Fj progeny was all tall plants.
  • He selfed the (hybrid) plants of Fj progeny.
  • He found that in F2 progeny there were tall as well as short plants.
  • The three quarter plants were tall and one quarter was short .