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Coat color and pattern is a polygenic trait, meaning it is controlled by more than one gene or gene complex. A dog with the gene for black color expression may also have the gene for suppression of black and so have a red or yellow coat. Or a dog with the brindle gene may have one or more of the genes for large areas of white and so have little or no brindle coloring visible. A dog with the dominant black gene may have genes for color fading and appear gray or merle.Rate This Answer

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Q: What is an example of a non polygenetic trait?
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Is skin an example of a polygenetic trait in humans?

Skin color.

What is is a polygenetic trait?

A collection of paired genes is responsible for a polygenetic trait. Height, skin colour etc. are examples.

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Inheritance in which more than one gene pair affects the appearance of a particular trait. Polygenetic inheritance refers to the non-Mendelian form of inheritance in which a particular trait is produced by the interaction of many genes.

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Is frizzle trait in chickens an example of pleiotropy?

Yes, the frizzle trait in chickens is an example of Pleiotropy.

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Non-Mendelian traits are:A trait with no clearly dominant alleleA trait with four allelesA trait controlled by many genes

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