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The Vinifera characters are wholly recessive in vine and foliage, the plant resembling very closely its American parent, Concord.
While those traits which are dominated by the other and opposite traits and do not appear in offspring, he styled "Recessive."
But any individual sex-cell, or gamete, cannot (according to his view) bear both Dominant and Recessive traits.
Thirdly, that the Dominant order of traits are paramount over and extinguish the Recessive order of traits.
The plant of Dominant type, though still bi-sexual, is making for a male genus; the Recessive type is making for a Female genus.
Dwarfness (or lesser stature) and Whiteness (or lesser colour) are Recessive, and are obviously Female traits.
Thus, the woman of pure Recessive (the essential woman) type is smaller, more delicately organised, and weaker than the male.
While the left side, with its allied Recessive, or Dormant, brain-half is of female inherence.
The recessive whiteness in rabbits and mice according to this author is due to the lack of the peroxydase.
Hence too, the reversion of offspring of hybrid plants to the types,—pure Dominant and pure Recessive—of their grandparents.

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