Bio notes 10/22
In a lifetime, only 500 oocytes to be ovulated.
With boys, make spermatid. 1.5 spermatozoa per minute. Fragile in terms of temperature.
Pea plant has a reasonable number of traits. It is a model organism. Small, short generation time. Small number of traits. Convenient.
Basic terms to know: True breeding: all the same trait.
Hybridization: copy of each trait
P generation: parent generation.
F generation: offspring
Genotype (letters being used) vs phenotype (physical looks)
Homozygous: true breeding. Heterozygous: one of each trait
Allele: choice of trait