How is codominant inheritance different from incomplete dominant inheritance?

QUESTION POSTED AT 18/04/2020 - 06:12 PM

Answered by admin AT 18/04/2020 - 06:12 PM

Using flowers as an example, a red flower and a white flower are being mixed. 

If incomplete dominance was to occur, the offspring flower would be pink because the red and white mix. 

Another example of incomplete dominance is a woman with curly hair and a man with straight hair having a child with wavy hair. Neither of the genes are full on dominant in the offspring. 

Codominance on the other hand, for the flower example would have a flower where some petals and red and some petals are white. Both characteristics of the gene are shown in codominance. 

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