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.


- 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.

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Gregor Mendel Biography

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February 8, 2016


A&E Television Networks