heredity - Gregor Mendel Monk and Scientist Hal Shuler...

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Gregor Mendel Monk and Scientist Hal Shuler Seventh Period Science
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Father of Genetics Monk and teacher. Experimented with purebred tall and short peas. Discovered some of the basic laws of heredity. Studied seven purebred traits in peas. Called the stronger hereditary factor dominant. Called the weaker hereditary factor recessive. Presentation to the Science Society in1866 went unnoticed. He died in 1884 with his work still unnoticed. His work rediscovered in 1900. Known as the “Father of Genetics”.
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Mendel’s Observations He noticed that peas are easy to breed for pure traits and he called the pure strains purebreds. He developed pure strains of peas for seven different traits (i.e. tall or short, round or wrinkled, yellow or green, etc.) He crossed these pure strains to produce hybrids. He crossed thousands of plants and kept careful records for eight years.
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Mendel’s Peas In peas many traits appear in two forms (i.e. tall
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