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    How did Mendel's approach to answering scientific questions differ from that of his contemporaries?

    How did his novel approach contribute to his success in describing how traits are inherited?

    What advantages did he enjoy by choosing to study the garden pea?

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    How did Mendel's approach to answering scientific questions differ from that of his contemporaries?
    Mendel did his experiment in 1856 when the science was on its initial stage of development. Even meiosis was not known. As the basics laws of hybridization was not properly understood Mendel put forward certain hypothesis (concept of factor, allele, segregation etc) followed by testing of those hypothesis. His ...

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    Mendel did his experiment on pea plant in 1856 when the science was on its initial stage of development. Even meiosis was not known. As the basics laws of hybridization was not properly understood Mendel put forward certain hypothesis followed by testing of those hypothesis.This solution is 256 words.

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