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Gregor Mendel, and the roots of genetics

Author: Edward Edelson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1999.
Series: Oxford portraits in science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life of Gregor Mendel, an Austrian monk whose experiments with pea plants became a foundation for modern genetics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Edelson, Edward, 1932-
Gregor Mendel, and the roots of genetics.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)743172020
Named Person: Gregor Mendel; Gregor Mendel; Gregor Mendel
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Edelson
ISBN: 0195122267 9780195122268 0195150201 9780195150209
OCLC Number: 39930524
Description: 105 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Chp. 1. Mendel is Discovered --
Heredity before Mendel --
Mendel and Communism --
Chp. 2. Young Mendel Chooses the Monastic Life --
Chp. 3. Mendel Begins Plant Experiments --
Mendel and Dawin --
Chp. 4. Mendel Becomes the Abbot --
Chp. 5. Mendel's Last Years --
Chp. 6. Mendel Rediscovered --
Did Mendel Cheat? --
Chp. 7. Mendel Legacy --
The Human Genome Project.
Series Title: Oxford portraits in science.
Responsibility: Edward Edelson.
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