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Chromosomes
structures in the nucleus of a cell that control the cell's activities
Fertilization
the joining of an egg cell and sperm cell
fertilized egg
the cell that results when an egg cell and sperm cell unite
pollination
movement of pollen from stamen and pistil
inheirited
passed to offspring by parents
gene
the section of a chromosome that controls a trait
recessive gene
a gene whose expression is hidden by a dominant gene
dominant gene
a gene that can prevent the expression of another gene
hybrid
an individual that has a dominant anda recessive gene for a trait
mutation
a permanent change in the structure of a gene or chromosome
selective breeding
breeding plants or animals with certain traits to produce offspring with those traits