|Gregor Johann Mendel was an Augustinian
||Mendel lived in the 1800's
and conducted experiments on pea plants.
|Mendel tested around 28,000 pea plants carefully
analyzing 7 different characteristics
about the plants.
||Because of Mendel's hard work, the things that he
observed later became known as the laws of heredity. He is responsible for the
creation of two laws called Mendel's
Mendel's work was not
appreciated until the next century when three different investigators realized its
importance. Mendel's work was ignored during his lifetime.