Mendel

Janice M. Glime jmglime at MTU.EDU
Mon Oct 25 15:06:31 EST 1999


>   The story that I heard was that Mendel thought he had gotten
> contamination in his crosses from pollen of other plants, so he kept
> trying until the results fit his expectations, assuming he had finally
> gotten uncontaminated pollination, i.e., all hand pollination.  This seems
> a reasonable explanation for selecting the results he did for publication.
> Janice
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