What is polygenic inheritance?
Polygenic inheritance occurs when one characteristic is controlled by two or more genes.
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- The polygenic genes inheritance occurs, when one characteristic is controlled by two or more genes. The numbers of genes are many in many. The large number of genes have but small effects.
- These genes have cumulative effects. The effects of the polygenes depend on the number of genes present.
- The examples of human polygenic inheritance are height, skin color, eye color. Thanks