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What is a polygenic trait?

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In genetics, a polygenic trait is a distinguishing characteristic or quality for which the phenotype (appearance) depends on alleles in multiple genes.
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What is the difference between multiple-allele traits and polygenic traits?

They are the same thing. ^^NO THEY ARE NOT. Multiple alleles are "the existence of more than two alleles (versions of the gene) for a genetic traits. Polygenic traits are "[

How do multiple alleles and polygenic traits differ?

Multiple alleles are "the existence of more than two alleles(versions of the gene) for a genetic traits. Polygenic traits are "[characteristics of organisms that are]influence

What is an example for polygenic traits?

    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 als
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How are multiple alleles different from polygenic traits?

Multiple alleles are genes that have more than two alleles. An  example of this would be blood types, with ABO as three separate  alleles.   Polygenic traits are traits

How does natural selection affect polygenic traits?

Without going into a long and technical discussion of the  population genetics of polygenic vs. simplex traits, one could  simply say that they're affected in much the same