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Stuck here, help me understand: The term "linkage" was coined by :

The term "linkage" was coined by :

  • Option 1)

    T. Boveri

  • Option 2)

    G. Mendel

  • Option 3)

    W. Sutton

  • Option 4)

    T.H. Morgan

 
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Linkage -

Morgan experimented and found that when the two genes in a hybrid cross situated on same chromosone, the proportion of parental gene combination were much higher than the non-parental type.

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Morgan attributes this to the physical association or linkage of the two genes and called it linkage.

 

 


Option 1)

T. Boveri

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Option 2)

G. Mendel

This solution is incorrect 

Option 3)

W. Sutton

This solution is incorrect 

Option 4)

T.H. Morgan

This solution is correct 

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