George Mendal?

Karl Roberts kr1 at PGSTUMAIL.PG.CC.MD.US
Wed Jul 23 06:52:46 EST 1997

Dr. Schoefs is quite correct.  Mendel was an Augustinian monk who lived
in Brunn, Austria, now Brno, Czechoslovakia.
Dr. Karl J. Roberts
Prince George's Community College
Largo, MD

On 23 Jul 1997, Benoit SCHOEFS wrote:

> I think that there is a mistake on Mendel nationality. He was Czech or at 
> least was establihed in the Czech area.
> Dr B. Schoefs
> Biomembrane Lab
> University of South Bohemia
> Ceske Budejovice
> Czech republic
> schoefs at jcu.cz
> On 21 Jul 1997 User at net.bio.net wrote:
> > "Antony Sims" <Antony.Sims at btinternet.com> writes: > Can anybody please tell me who George Mendal was?
> > 
> > You probably mean Gregor Mendel. He was a Swiss monk who, in the 19th
> > century did a series of experiments with pea plants to try to discover
> > how these plants passed certain characteristics from generation to generation.
> > 
> > His biography, experiments, et al can be found in any school or public
> > library.
> > 
> > 

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