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Mendel, Gregor Johann
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An Austrian monk, botanist and geneticist. His breeding experiments on garden peas and subsequent formulation of the laws of heredity formed the basis for the field of genetics.

See: mendelian character, mendelian inheritance, mendelian ratio, Mendel's first law, Mendel's second law.

Lived: 1822-1884.

(13 Nov 1997)