- 12.2.1: A cross between a purebred animal with red hairs and a purebred ani...
- 12.2.2: If a white-eyed male fruit fly were crossed with a heterozygous red...
- 12.2.3: A red-flowered plant is crossed with a whiteflowered plant. All of ...
- 12.2.4: The color of wheat grains shows variability between red and white w...
- 12.2.5: Armadillos always have four offspring that have identical genetic m...
- 12.2.6: Hypothesize A population of a plant species in a meadow consists of...
Solutions for Chapter 12.2: When Heredity Follows Different Rules
Full solutions for Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition
The reflectivity of a substance, usually expressed as a percentage of the incident radiation reflected.
A glacier confined to a mountain valley, which in most instances had previously been a stream valley.
Altitude (of the Sun)
The angle of the Sun above the horizon.
A sandbar that completely crosses a bay, sealing it off from the open ocean.
The most common form of coal, often called soft, black coal.
One of three basic cloud forms; also one of the three high cloud types. They are thin, delicate ice-crystal clouds often appearing as veil-like patches or thin, wispy fibers.
A theory that originally proposed that the continents are rafted about. It has essentially been replaced by the plate tectonics theory.
Any economic mineral deposit in which the desired mineral occurs as scattered particles in the rock but in sufficient quantity to make the deposit an ore.
The gradual increase in temperature with depth in the crust. The average is 30° C per kilometer in the upper crust.
The southern portion of Pangaea consisting of South America, Africa, Australia, India, and Antarctica.
Magnetic time scale
A scale that shows the ages of magnetic reversals and is based on the polarity of lava flows of various ages.
A sequence of stars on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, containing the majority of stars, that runs diagonally from the upper left to the lower right.
See Oceanic ridge system.
Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.
A relatively flat, gently sloping plain consisting of materials deposited by meltwater streams in front of the margin of an ice sheet.
The period of Earth’s rotation with respect to the stars.
Highest tidal range that occurs near the times of the new and full moons.
Two belts of winds that blow almost constantly from easterly directions and are located on the equatorward sides of the subtropical highs.
Ice crystals instead of dew that form on surfaces when the dew point is below freezing.
The solstice that occurs on December 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on June 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.