What does Mendel's Law of Independent Assortment mean?

What does Mendel's statement, "members of one pair of factors (alleles) assort independently of members of another pair", signify (in simple terms)?

1 Answer

Genes indepently inherit in next generations.


  1. According to the independent assorment, the genes are not intermingled, but they indenpently inherit into the next generations.
  2. The dihybrid cross yilded new combinations into the F2 generation, compared to their parental combinations. Thank you