a trait may be inherited, but may not be expressed. justify this statement with the help of a suitable example.
1. When a tall plant was crossed with a short plant, the first(F1)generation plants were all tall.
2.But when the F1 generation plants were crossed, the second(F2)generation plantswere not all tall: there were both tall and short plants.
2.This shows that the F1 plantshad inherited their traitfrom the short plantsbut did not express it in the presence of the tallness, and had transferred it to the next generation.