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A polygene, multiple factor, multiple gene inheritance or quantitative gene is a member of a group of non-epistatic genes that interact additively to influence a phenotypic trait. ... Most metric and meristic traits are controlled by a number of genetic loci. ... occurs when one characteristic is controlled by two or more genes.


Are traits controlled by the interaction of two or more genes? or one gene, all ... Two or more genes that control a trait are called polygenic traits. A polygenic trait  ...


... of a big toe. Gout is a sex-controlled trait, usually being more severe in men. ... a genotype consisting of two different alleles of a gene for a particular trait (Aa).

Sep 7, 2017 ... Polygenic traits controlled by two or more genes. Polygenic inheritance and environmental effects (article). Googleusercontent search.


Dec 5, 2014 ... Traits controlled by more than two alleles have multiple alleles. Although any one person usually has only two alleles for a gene, more than two ...


Unlike Mendel's peas, people do not all fall into two categories: short or tall. Most people ... In polygenic inheritance, a trait is controlled by more than one gene.


Nov 10, 2017 ... ... inherited phenotypic trait that is controlled by two or more different genes. ... The traits that are determined by polygenic inheritance are not ...


Multiple alleles/Polygenic Traits. Multiple Alleles: Genes that have more then two alleles. Polygentic Traits: Traits controlled by two or more genes. Allele: one ...


Many genes have more than two alleles (even though any one diploid ... Traits showing continuous variation are usually controlled by the additive effects of two  ...