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Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics
ReadOasis Step 3 A great tree comes from a small seed, and from small beginnings come great things. He made one of the greatest... Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics

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A great tree comes from a small seed, and from small beginnings come great things.

He made one of the greatest discoveries in the history of science. But during his life, Gregor Mendel was a relatively unknown man. After his death, he became famous for his humble work with peas. For eight years, between 1856 and 1863, in his spare time, Mendel studied pea plants. He wanted to know their secrets. How do peas pass on their green or yellow color to the next generation? How do pe...

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