Asked in Science
Is hair color a inherited trait?
Hair color is an inherited trait, although it is also a trait that can be altered, by artificial means, and hair color also varies with age. Eventually, if you live long enough your hair will turn white, regardless of what color you inherited. ...
Asked in Genetics, Color Blindness
A color blind son inherited this trait from?
his mother because color blindness is a sex-linked trait that is found on the X chromosome, which is inherited from the mother, as opposed to the Y chromosome, which is inherited from the father. So a male can only inherit the gene for color blindness from his mom. ...
Asked in Research Methodology
Is skin color a quantitative trait?
It is indeed. Quantitative traits suggest that the traits are polygenic, which means that the trait is influenced by more than one gene and skin color is influenced by 3 genes (6 alleles). Skin color is also a multifactorial trait because there are also many environmental factors that change skin color, such as exposure to sunlight. ...