Gregor Mendel

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Gregor Mendel

Gregor, sadly, did not recieve any recognition while he was alive

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Gregor Mendel

The pea experiment

Identified many of the rules of heredity. These rules determine how traits are passed through generations of living things.• Saw that living things pass traits to the next generation by something which remains unchanged in successive generations of an organism – we now call this ‘something’ genes.• Realized that traits could skip a generation – seemingly lost traits could appear again in another generation – he called these recessive traits.• Identified recessive and dominant traits which pass from parents to offspring.• Established, momentously, that traits pass from parents to their offspring in a mathematically predictable way.

From 1856-1863 was the years of his contribution

Identified many of the rules of heredity. These rules determine how traits are passed through generations of living things.

Mendel page

How did he contribute to the facts and findings of genetics?

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The seven traits of pea plants that Mendel chose to study: seed wrinkles; seed color; seed-coat color, which leads to flower color; pod shape; pod color; flower location; and plant height. Image by Mariana R.

A Punnett Square. Both of the starting plants have purple flowers but they contain the genes for purple (B) and white (b).

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By: Madi D. & Jasmine L.


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