The Augustinian monk Gregor Mendel developed the science of genetics

The Augustinian monk Gregor Mendel developed the science of genetics

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The Augustinian monk Gregor Mendel developed the science of  genetics.  Mendel performed his experiments in the 1860s and 1870s, but the  scientific community did not accept his work until early in the  twentieth century.  Because the principles established by Mendel form the basis for 
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Unformatted text preview: genetics, the science is often referred to as Mendelian genetics . It is also called classical genetics to distinguish it from another branch of biology known as molecular genetics....
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