Interracial breeding

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Rose1
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Interracial breeding

Post by Rose1 » Sun Apr 29, 2007 11:00 pm

Why do when two people, a black person and a white person mixed and make a baby, why does the baby come out to be brown. Shouldn't it be either black or white? And why is it rarely that the baby inherit the white person's genes like the blonde hair, blue eyes, and white skin?

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Post by Jammerz » Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:22 am

Things like skin color are polygenic traits; controlled by many genes with an additive effect.
Your question is quite broad and I think you should study some basic genetics to get an idea of how it works.

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Post by mith » Mon Apr 30, 2007 3:08 am

and some statistics and probabilities while you're at that
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Post by david23 » Sun May 06, 2007 5:37 am

blonde, white, and other white traits are recessive. At the same time, it's codominance thats taking place.

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Post by dr. dugmore » Tue May 15, 2007 12:14 am

its an example of co efficient domination
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