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Men·del(mĕn′dl), Gregor Johann 1822-1884.
Moravian botanist who determined, through experiments with garden peas, the laws of heredity that later became the foundation for the science of genetics.
(Biography) Gregor Johann (ˈɡreːɡɔr joˈhan). 1822–84, Austrian monk and botanist; founder of the science of genetics. He developed his theory of organic inheritance from his experiments on the hybridization of green peas. His findings were published (1865) but remained unrecognized until 1900. See Mendel's laws
Gregor Johann, 1822–84, Austrian botanist.