why did mendel choose pea plant for his experiment? 

 gives results very quickly

has many types in the sense...difference in colour shape os the seed etc

doesn't need much maintainence 

self polinates n cross pollinates

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Gregor Mendel chose the pea plants for his experiments because the garden pea is an ideal subject in the study of genetics for the following reasons:

-- presence of observable traits with contrasting forms
-- produces many offspring in one cross
-- short life cycle
-- ease in manipulating pollination (cross pollination)

Pea plants had the following chacracteristics:

  1. plants were sexually reproducing with bisexual flowers
  2. self pollination and self fertilization is possible
  3. the life cycle was completed in one season
  4. hybrids were perfectly fertile
  5. many varieties with well-defined characters were available i.e. presence of seven pairs of contrasting or allelomorphic characters

Pea plants (leguminosae) have an irregular flower in which the top part of the corolla is much larger than the lower part (Hitchcock and CronquistFlora of the Pacific Northwest p228). If you haven't ever seen a pea flower, it looks much like a snap dragon bloom. This feature keeps the flowers from freely pollinating each other by wind, as they are tightly shut. If protected from pollinating insects, they will only self pollinate, or if the anthers are clipped off they can be very selectively pollinated by a person. This gave Mendel much tighter control over the crossbreeding of the plants.

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1) short maturation period

2) economical

3) provided large variety of traits(7)

4) can be grown in all seasons

5) require less nutrients, so can be grown in drought conditions also.

6) less prone to diseases

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Hi ....

  • many varieties were available in alternative forms of a character ..
  • varieties were available in pure forms dat bred true ...
  • peas r normalyy sef pollinated but they could be cross pollinated by removing the corresponding reproductive parts
  • they have a short life cycle ...
  • they produce large number of seeds and thus a large number of offsprings ...

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  Because when we have to do any experiment. We want results faster. &the pea plant is best for these type of experiments :

it has a short life span..

shows result faster.

hybrids were perfectly fertile.

like above mentioned it is ease in manipulating pollination.(cross pollination)

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gives results very quickly

has many types in the sense...difference in colour shape os the seed etc

doesn 't need much maintainence

self polinates n cross pollinates

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he was lucky to choose them as of which he got the question in his mind about their difference and tried to find his answer

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·  they are normally self pollinated

·  they also be cross pollinated by preventing self pollination

·  they had many contrasting characters

·  a large number of flowers can be produced in a short time

·  flowers can be easily handled

·  bisexual flowers

·  flowers are medium sized

·  it is a self - fertilizing plant

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Mendel chose pea plant for his experiment because:

1) pea plant have a number of clear cut differences which are easily observable.

2) Many generations of pea plant can be produced in short time periodd

3)Pea plants were self pollinating

4) Pea plants are true breeding

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it has a number of clear cut differences so it is easy to tell apart

many plants can be grown within a short time .

it is self pollinating.

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beacuse the pea plant was easy to grow and he could notice the f2 and f3 generations which he could not do with humans as by the time he would die the f 2 generation wudnt be recorded . also in a pea plant they were only 2 options of inheritance for eg either the seed would be round or wrinkled. so it was easy unlike in humans which have many traits alltogether it was easy for him differentiate in peas

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it was easy to grow and also grew quickly
there were 7 contrasting characters which could be used to interpret the laws of inheritance 
moreover using any one character meant that the next progeny will exhibit any one of the traits the traits did not mix up causing confusion as in humans
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it had an no. of claer cut differences which were easy to understand.
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mendel choose pea plant because

1) Presence of observable traits with contrasting forms.

2) Produce many offspring in one cross.

3) Short life cycle.

4) Ease in cross pollination.

5) Plants were sexu.ally reproducing with bisexual flowers.

6) Hybrids were perfectly fertile.

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Acquired- 1)The traits develop during lifetime of an individual. 2)They are somatic variations. 3)They die with the death of the individual. 4)For eg. Mascular body of a wrestler. Inherited- 1)The traits are obtained from parents . 2)They are genetic variations. 3)They are passed on to the next generation. 4)For eg.Free and attached earlobes.
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Reasons for choosing pea plant - 1)Self pollination 2)Short life span 3)Seven pair of contrasting characters 4)Easy availability.
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ACQUIRED TRAITS - these are the traits which are developed in us by ourselves. FOR EXAMPLE Swimming etc. INHERITED TRAITS- these are the traits which are inherited in us from our parents. FOR EXAMPLE- Free and attached earlobes
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Reasons:
1. Pea plant is small and easy to grow.
2. A large number of true breeding varieties of pea plant are available.
3. Short life cycle.
4. Both self and cross pollination can be made possible.
5. It is an annual plant.
 
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* contrasting characters were found.
* reproduction span is less.
* since they are self pollinated , they can be artificially cross- pollinated.
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Mendel selected pea plant for his experiment because-
1-The pea plant had a no. tear cut differentiating.
2-They can be self pollinated.
3-They can produce a no. of generation in short time span.
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1. Pea plant can do self pollination as well as cross pollination under certain condition.
​2. Pea plant is having a short life span.
​3. Pea plant is having visible contrasting characters.
4. Pea plant can bear fruits faster than any other. 
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Mendel used pea plants because -
1. They are easy to raise.
2. They  have many offspring per mating.
3. They can fertilize themselves and have varieties in genotype and phenotype that are easily observable.
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Gregor Mendel chose pea plants for his experiments because they are easy to raise, have many offspring per mating, can fertilize themselves and have varieties in genotype and phenotype that are easily observable. These characteristics make pea plants ideal in the study of genetics and heredity.
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1 it has different types of varites
2 it can grow fastly in any type of climate
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Mendel used pea plants for his experiment because : ~ They are short and flexible and it grows faster and then it is very helpful to observe the characters like tall n dwarf...and differentiation in colour and also differentiation among round and wrinkled ...
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Mendel can choose some other plant for experiments but he selected pea plant due to following reasons:

Easy to Cultivate:
                              Pea plant (Pisum sativum) was easy to cultivate. It grew well in his garden.    
       

Hermaphrodite:
                           Its flowers were hermaphrodite I.e. pea plant have both male and female sexual organs.
                                 

Cross-fertilization (Cross-Pollination) Easily Controlled:
                                                                                                It was normally self-fertilizing (self-pollinating) that is the fertilization of plants and some invertebrate animals by their own pollen or sperm rather than that of another individual, but could also be cross fertilized (cross-pollinated) that is the transfer of pollen grains from an anther of a flower of one plant to a stigma of a flower of another plant of the same species.  


Short Generation Time:
                                         As the time gap between generations was short, Mendel could raise many generations of pea within a short time. This is one of the main reason for choosing Pea plant ( Pisum sativum).  


 Many Distinct Traits:​
                                     
Pea had many sharply distinct. its each trait had two clear cut alternative forms or varieties: 
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1.it is short height plant.
2.its life span is short
3.it is annual herb .
4.pure plantsare easily found
5.its flowers are cliestogamous
6.bisexual .
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This is the best answer why Mendel choose pea

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mendel chose pea plant for his experiment because they were .
  • easy to cultivate:pea plant was easy to cultivate.
  • short generation time:as the time gap between two generation were short,mendel could raise many generations of pea plant within a short period of time.
  • hermaphrodite:that is pea plant had both male and female sexual organs.
  • many distinct traits:pea plants had many distinct traits its each trait had varieties eg seeds were round or wrinkle,plant height was either tall or short etc.
     
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Homologous Structures have similar morphology, embryology and anatomy etc. but are dissimilar in their functions. ... Analogous structures are those structures in different species which perform the same function, have similar appearance and structure but are not evolved together; therefore do not share a common ancestor.
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Changes in the somatic cells are not passed on to the offspring belonging to next generation. Inherited traitsare the characters which are inherited by the offspring from the parents. ... Such traits which are carried from one generation to another generation are called asinherited traits.
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Changes in the somatic cells are not passed on to the offspring belonging to next generation. Inherited traitsare the characters which are inherited by the offspring from the parents. ... Such traits which are carried from one generation to another generation are called asinherited traits.
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Changes in the somatic cells are not passed on to the offspring belonging to next generation. Inherited traits are the characters which are inherited by the offspring from the parents. ... Such traits which are carried from one generation to another generation are called as 
inherited traits.
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Changes in the somatic cells are not passed on to the offspring belonging to next generation. Inherited traitsare the characters which are inherited by the offspring from the parents. ... Such traits which are carried from one generation to another generation are called asinherited traits.
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easy to cultivate and these plants produce a large number of seeds.
 
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MENDEL CHOOSED PEA PLANT BECAUSE IT  REQUIRES LESS NUTRIENTS AND ALSO CAN BE GROWN IN DROUGHT CONDITIONS AND IT HAS SO MANY DIFFERENCES AND VARIATIONS IN IT SUCH AS COLOUR OF POD SHAPE OF POD WRINKLED 
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Reasons for choosing pea plant are: 1) It is a self pollinating plant. 2) It can accept Cross Pollination also. 3) Dormancy period is negligible. 4) It show sharp contrasting traits. 5) Basically it is a Animal plant.
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Gregor Mendel chose pea plants for his experiments because they are easy to raise, have many offspring per mating, can fertilize themselves and have varieties in genotype and phenotype that are easily observable. These characteristics make pea plants ideal in the study of genetics and heredity.

Mendel observed that his pea plants had several distinguishing physical features, such as plant size and pea color, that were governed by basically two alleles, or forms of genes. In general, pea plants grow well with minimal supervision and care. They can self-fertilize, so Mendel could pollinate the plants himself. The large number of offspring produced per mating gave Mendel a good number of plants to observe and work out the ratios of dominant and recessive alleles.

 

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Gregor Mendel chose pea plants for his experiments because they are easy to raise, have many offspring per mating, can fertilize themselves and have varieties in genotype and phenotype that are easily observable. These characteristics make pea plants ideal in the study of genetics and heredity.
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1) short maturation period 2) economical 3) provided large variety of traits(7) 4) can be grown in all seasons 5) require less nutrients, so can be grown in drought conditions also. 6) less prone to diseases
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*Easy to cross pollinate *short maturation period *it has many contrasting character
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Mendel choose a pea plant because it is easily cultivable also it has 7 constracting characters and it has short lifespan so he could study more generation in a short time period
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Johann Mandel choose the pea plant for experiment by following reason:-
1) because opposite characters (contrasting) be found in pea plant
2) It is annual plant to give easily result
3) It is very large to reproductive and be seen easily

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1.They are easy to grow. 2.They have a short lifespan. 3.They can be self pollinated.
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Because a large number of varieties were available in pea plant
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Pea can be turned as biennial plant thats why two generation of a pea plant can grow in a given year. This means that mendal could get enough time to observe a larger number of generation. Many easily identification and contrasting characters are present in pea plant . Cross pollination.can be easily induced in pea plant
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Grow in all seasons, short maturation period, less care required except the time of cross breeding, formation of large number of seeds, etc.
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Main reasons of choosing Pea plant were
- Very easy to cultivate and grow
- Many visible distinguish characters such as height, flower type, seed colour, seed coat etc. 
- Easy to obtain pure breed plant through self fertilization
- Easy cross pollination and fertilization


 
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easy to grow
contrasting characters 
short lifespan
large variety of traits
bisexual
 
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Mendel choose pea plants for studying inheritance because pea plants have a number of clear cut differences which were east to tell apart.
For example-some pea plants were tall whereas others were dwarf.Some produce round yellew seeds whereas other produced wrinkled-green seeds,etc.Another reason for choosing pea plant was that they were self pollinating.
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Why did mendal choose pea plant for his experiment?
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Mendel selected garden pea for his experiments because of the following reasons:
1. It is a small herbaceous plant that produces many seeds.
2. It is an annual plant and completes its lifecycle within 3 to 4 months, hence he could produce three generations in a year.
3. It is naturally self pollinating but could be modified for cross pollination.
4. The plant showed nearly seven pairs of contrasting characters.
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Reasons are 1 Easy to grow.2 both self and cross pollination can be made possible. 3 short life cycle. 4 A large number of true breeding varieties are available.
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1. Short life span
2. Can be cross and self pollinated
3. Large no of contrasting characters
4. Easy to grow and short naturation period
5. It grows throughout the year irrespective of any season or other
6. Can produce many offsprings
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1.self pollinated
2.annual plant
3.early hybridization
4.easily identification of characters
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Bcz this is the plant who grow very fast just in 3 months so that he can identify the difference in the plant
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Mendel choose pea plant for his experiment because pea plants take less time for the growth and it has many l contrasting characters
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Mendel choose pea plant because in pea plant he find seven contraceptive traits
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because pea plant were fast growing plants.
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Gregor Mendel chose pea plant for his experiment because of the following reasons:

(i)They grow quickly.?
(ii)They have a short life-cycle.
(iii)They are easily self- and cross-pollinated and produces many offspring in one cross.
(iv)They have easily observed characteristics.
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Pea plant has many advantages
.short life-span
.many contrasting characters
. bisexual flowers
. easier for pollination
. easily identifiable characters
. absence of linkage
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Sevaral character
Short life Spain
Main 6 character
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Mendel chose pea plant because it us
Easy to breed
Easyto cultivate
It takes short time for producing offspring
It has numerous hereditary characteristics
It has different traits
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Gregor?Mendel?conducted hybridization?experiments?on around 29,000?pea plants.?Peas?were an ideal choice for?Mendel?to use because they had easily observable traits there were 7 of which he could manipulate. He began?his experiments?on?peas?with two conditions.
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He chose pea plant for his experiment because:
(a) it undergoes both self and cross pollination due to the presence of bisexual flowers
(b) it completes it's life cycle within 6 months.
(c) it is several visible contrating characteristics.
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For Gregor?Mendel,?pea plants?were fundamental in allowing him to understand the means by which traits?are?inherited between parent and offspring. He?chose pea plants?because they were easy to grow, could be bred rapidly, and had several observable characteristics, like petal color and?pea?color.
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Short life cycle
Self pollination
Sevaral contrasting character
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1) short maturation period

2) economical

3) provided large variety of traits(7)

4) can be grown in all seasons

5) require less nutrients, so can be grown in drought conditions also.

6) less prone to diseases

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1. Pea is a annual plant which shows both cross and self pollination.

2. Short life span .

3. Shows various contrasting characters.
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