Gregor Mendel

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Gregor Mendel
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BornJohann Mendel
20 Julie 1822(1822-07-20)
Heinzendorf bei Odrau, Austrian Empire (nou Hynčice, Czech Republic)
Died6 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
FieldsGenetics
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
  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.