B2 - The Work of Mendel

  • Austian Monk
  • Studies the development of plants and genetics
  • Conclusions
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Who was Gregor Mendel?
An Austrian monk who trained in mathematics and natural history at the University of Vienna. He discovered genetic inheritence in plants.
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What did he discover?
A tall plant and a dwarf plant produced 4 tall plants. Two of these plants produced 3 tall plants and 1 dwarf plant.
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What did he discover?
Characteristics in plants are determined by hereditary units. These units are passed on from both parents.
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When were his discoveried published?
1866. His discoveries became the foundation of modern genetics.
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How it this relevant to modern research?
He discovered that units can be dormant ro recessive - if an individual has both the units the dominant characteristic will be expressed. This is the same in all organisms.
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A tall plant and a dwarf plant produced 4 tall plants. Two of these plants produced 3 tall plants and 1 dwarf plant.

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