Gregor Mendel -->
Mendel, Gregor Johann
biographical dictionary


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)