Mendel studied the inheritance patterns of 12 different pairs of characters of the pea plant. He could ascertain the independent assortment for only 7 of these 12 pairs of characters by repeated experiments. what can be deduced from this ?
(a)the pea plant could have at least seven pairs of chromosomes.
(b)the pea plant can have maximum of seven pairs of chromosomes.
(c)the pea plant has exactly seven pairs of chromosomes.
(d)the pea plant can have haploid chromosome number between 7 and 12 only