Gregor Mendel

by Kira-Alana Noblezada

Gregor Mendel Facts:

Who - Known as the Father of Modern Genetics.


What - Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk who discovered the basics of heredity through experiments.


Where - He experimented these things in Austria, in his garden.

Facts

- Mendel discovered the basic principles of heredity through experiments in his garden.

- He practiced his experiments on a pea plant and used prior knowledge and growth patterns to help.

- He spent his life in a rural setting until age 11.

- A local schoolmaster was impressed with Gregor and suggested a secondary school in Troppau to continue learning.


Article Title

Gregor Mendel Biography


Author

Biography.com Editors


Website Name

The Biography.com website


URL

http://www.biography.com/people/gregor-mendel-39282


Access Date

February 8, 2016


Publisher

A&E Television Networks