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Gregor Johann . 1822--84, Austrian monk and botanist; founder of the science of genetics. He developed his theory of organic inheritance from his experiments on the hybridization of green peas. His findings were published (1865) but remained unrecognized until 1900



a river in Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR; left tributary of the Kef River (Ob’ basin). Length, 366 km; basin area, 3,800 sq km. The Mendel’ rises on the plateau of the Ob’-Enisei water-shed and flows through the marshes of the Western Siberian Plain. It is fed by mixed sources, predominantly by snow. High water occurs from May to August.

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In another piece of testimony, Mendel told the committee that he had also conducted medical testing on live Yemenite children in which doctors tried to discover whether they had sickle cell anemia.
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Wishing he could explain, but impeded by linguistic and cultural barriers, Mendel thinks, "you have a home, a home you fought for, as well as your ideas.
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Mendel, without much technical or theoretical resources distinguish from its predecessors, he simplified the problem by reducing it to a minimum, being careful in detail with the experimental error.
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Michael Community School, hangs a decoration on the Christmas tree at the Mendel Art Gallery, in Saskatoon.
Ivan Mendel ate 10 dumplings in half a minute to win first place and a one-liter jar of sour cream in the contest held in the town of Tokmak in the southeastern Zaporizhya region on September 18, Fakty I Kommentarii newspaper said.
It has been nearly 150 years since Gregor Mendel published his work on the genetics of garden peas (Mendel, 1866).