Re: Here we go again - maternal inheritance, podlings
Just a brief comment on twins - since we have 18 year old twin boys
(fraternal) who frequent this house - they do not resemble each other
at all - in any way, IMHO.
I asked Marc if he would like to be called a podling yesterday.....
his brother is at college studying Chinese this summer and will be
here today and I'll ask him...NOT.
BTW, there ARE identical human triplets - rare but they do exist.
My garden calls me,
On Sat, 25 May 1996 LMann76543@aol.com wrote:
> Bill said - <The
> fact that they share the same pod has no consequence on the result of the
> pairing of chronosomes.>
> And then there's that discussion we had about non-chromosomal inheritance,
> which, if it exists, might influence inheritance through which way the
> parents were crossed (who was the pod parent).
> Also, seems like the vigor of different batches of podlings from year to year
> could be very different depending on differences in the season (especially
> here where no two springs have ever been alike) or even differences in
> growing conditions in the soil, water etc. Maybe not genetics - I keep
> thinking about mammalian maternal effects on development and characteristics
> - all those hormones and stuff - which may explain why non-identical twins
> may seem to look more alike than other sibs. mmph. This is hurting my only
> two brain cells that are working this morning.
> Linda Mann email@example.com TN