Gregor Mendel

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Gregor Mendel
BornJohann Mendel
20 Julie 1822(1822-07-20)
Heinzendorf bei Odrau, Austrian Empire (nou Hynčice, Czech Republic)
Dee'd6 Januar 1884(1884-01-06) (aged 61)
Brno (Brünn), Austrick-Hungary (nou Czech Republic)
NaitionalityEmpire o Austrick-Hungary
Alma materVarsity o Olomouc
Varsity o Vienna
Kent forCreatin the science o genetics
Scientific career
InstitutionsSt Thomas's Abbey

Gregor Johann Mendel (Julie 20, 1822[1] – Januar 6, 1884) wis a German-speakin Silesian[2][3] scientist an Augustinian friar who gained posthumous fame as the foonder o the new science o genetics. Mendel demonstratit that the inheritance o certain traits in pease plants follaes particular patterns, nou referred tae as the laws o Mendelian inheritance. The profoond signeeficance o Mendel's wirk wis nae recognized till the turn o the 20t century, when the independent rediscovery o these laws initiatit the modren science o genetics.[4] As a choiald he worked on tha mendel family farm.

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  1. July 20 is his birthday; often mentioned is July 22, the date of his baptism. Biography of Mendel at the Mendel Museum Archived 2014-10-21 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Gregor Mendel".
  3. "Mendel, Mendelism and Genetics".
  4. Bowler, Peter J. (2003). Evolution: the history of an idea. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-23693-9.