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Family: Papilionaceae/Leguminoseae

The pea is one of the earliest cultivated crops, first harvested in the early Stone Age. There are over 17,000 members of the Papilionaceae family, named for its butterfly-like zygomorphic symmetry of the corolla. The corolla consists of petals, 2 wings, and the keel that comes from two petals which have grown together. Peas are also Legumes, meaning they form a symbiotic relationship with a rhizobium bacteria to fix nitrogen from the air into a form used in the soil. They thrive in low nitrogen, high pH environments in which other plants can't survive.

This model is mounted on a base. Use this model to teach the principals of genetics that Gregor Mendel discovered using Sweet Peas. Easily examine the Parent and F1 generations and discuss sexual and asexual reproduction.

Measurements: 10" x 7" x 10.5"
Weight: 0.66 lb

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Manufacturer 3B Scientific
Item Ships From Georgia


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