• Gregor Mendel is often called the "father of genetics" Mendel uncovered the secrets of heredity, or how parents pass characteristics to their offspring.
  • Mendel’s discoveries formed the basis of genetics, the science of Heredity.
  • Pea plants are a good choice because they are fast growing and easy to raise.
  • The characteristics of pea plants include seed form and color, flower color, pod form and.
  • color, placement of pods and flowers on stems, and stem length.
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