Gregor Mendel

By: Kate Stahl

Who was he?

Gregor Mendel was the founder of modern genetics. He was a scientist. He was experimenting and he got to the main principal of heredity. Or you can say he found out the rules of heredity.

What did he study?

He studied heredity. He was experimenting with peas. When he was experimenting, he found out that the next pea he planted, he found out that it has a trait of the pea before. It was because that was its offspring.

Other facts

  • He lived from 1822-1884
  • He found out that traits could skip a whole generation.
  • His work was realized 16 years after his death
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