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
The precursor to the current era of molecular genetic testing in humans reaches back 141 years to Gregor Johann Mendel's 1865 publication of experimental data.
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.