Johann Mendel


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Noun1.Johann Mendel - Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)Johann Mendel - Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
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The Augustinian friar Gregor Johann Mendel bred pea plants in the garden of his monastery and discovered the principles of genetics.
Lamarck's ideas preceded the discovery of "heredity" introduced by the Austrian monk Gregor Johann Mendel in 1865.
Two Famous Men: Gregor Johann Mendel and Luther Burbank
Henig's cast of real-life characters includes Mendel himself, born Johann Mendel in 1822, a Moravian farmer's son with a good intellect who did not want to be a farmer and who, as a teenager, would strangely take to his bed for months at a time.