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Gregor
Mendel 1822-1884:
`The Father of Modern Genetics'

Who was Gregor Mendel and what was his profession?
He was an Augustinian friar and biologist.
He showed that the inheritance of certain characteristics follows certain patterns, a
concept now known as `Mendelian Inheritance'.

Where did he live?
He lived in the…

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Gregor
Mendel 1822-1884:
`The Father of Modern Genetics'
3. Pod Colour- Green Or Yellow
4. Flower Position- Axil or Terminal
5. Stem Length- Tall or Dwarf
6. Seed Shape- Round or Wrinkled
7. Seed Colour- Yellow or Green

How did Mendel conclude that characteristics were inherited from
parents to offspring?…

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Gregor
Mendel 1822-1884:
`The Father of Modern Genetics'
When Mendel died, what happened to most of the books containing
information and data about his experiments
The preceding abbot of St Thomas' Monastery decided to burn all of Mendel's books
after his death to signal an end to tax issues at…

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