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Thomas Morgan's experiments using fruit flies yielded unexpected data that did not conform to the rules of simple Mendelian genetics. Some traits seemed to be inherited together more frequently, instead of segregating independently as predicted.

Which of the following phenomena causes some traits to be inherited together more frequently than predicted in Mendelian inheritance?

A

Independent assortment.

B

Nondisjunction.

C

Gene linkage.

D

Trisomy.

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