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Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)

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Through commercial application of the laws of heredity--first discovered by Gregor Johann Mendel, an Augustinian monk in what is now the Czech Republic--we have improved the quantity and quality of the yield and have reduced the costs and risks to farmers.
The father of genetics, Gregor Johann Mendel, and his successors created simplified models of nature so they could gain understanding of and power over it--but scientists are far from having discovered all of nature's secrets.
On August 6, 1847, Gregor Johann Mendel was ordained as a priest in Brunn, Moravia.
The flaw was corrected by an Austrian botanist and Augustinian monk, Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884), who experimented with peas that he grew in the monastery garden.