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Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics
By Max L. Knowles ReadOasis Step 2 A great tree comes from a small seed, and from small beginnings come great things. Gregor wanted... Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics

By Max L. Knowles
ReadOasis Step 2

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

Gregor wanted to solve a problem. It was a big and important problem. But he was not a big and important man. And he was not studying big things. He was studying small things. He wrote down his ideas, and he sent 40 copies of his paper to leading thinkers.

Gregor didn’t know it, but his relatively small paper would become big and important. In fact, in the history of biology, ...

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