Table of Types of Inheritance

 

Inheritance
Alleles involved
Phenotypes
Examples
Dominant-Recessive
2 (1 locus)
2
Mendel's 7 pea traits
Codominance
2 (1 locus)
3 (A, B, AB)
Blood types A, B
Incomplete dominance
2 (1 locus)
3 (red, white, pink)
Flower color
Multiple alleles
3 or more (1 locus)
4 or more
Polygenic
4 or more (2+ loci)
often continuous