Why in nature do we find more tall pea-plants than dwarf pea-plants?

Dear student.

Tall is a dominant character, and it generally masks the recessive character (dwarf) in F1 generation.

A dominant character is the character which is expressed in the heterozygous condition. This means that whenever this character is present, it is expressed. So, whether it is present with any other character or the same character, it would be expressed.

A recessive character is the character which is expressed only in the absence of a dominant character. This means that this character is expressed only present in pairs. So, it is expressed only when both the recessive alleles of a gene are present. 


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