By Team Aakash Byju's | 30th January 2022





Experimental verification of the chromosomal theory of inheritance was done by

Gregor Johann Mendel

Hugo de Vries

Langdon Down

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Detailed Explanation

The correct answer is  D) Thomas Hunt Morgan.


After several years of experiment, Thomas Hunt Morgan provided experimental evidence to support the Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance.

Eye Color

Skin Color


Hair Color

Genetic Dissorder

Theory of Inheritance

Thomas Hunt Morgan and his colleagues led to discovering the reason for the variation that sexual reproduction produced.

Drosophila Melanogaster

Sex Determination

4 Pairs of Chromosomes

4 Pairs of Chromosomes

1 Pair of Sexchromosomes

Morgan worked with Drosophila melanogaster, the tiny fruit flies, which were found very suitable for such studies.

Drosophila Melanogaster