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The presence of continuous phenotypic variation in an F$${_1}$$ generation, suggests that a character is inherited by


A
Epistasis
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B
Recombination
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C
Gene linkage
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D
Polygenic inheritance
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Solution

The correct option is D Polygenic inheritance
When one character is controlled by two or more genes, the condition is called polygenic inheritance e.g. height, skin color, eye color & weight. It differs from Mendelian inheritance where traits are determined by a single gene.
So, the correct answer is "Polygenic inheritance".

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