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The Paradigmatic Mendel at the Sesquicentennial of “Versuche über Pflantzen-Hybriden”: Introduction to the Thematic Issue

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    The full citation of Mendel’s famous paper is: Mendel Gregor ‘Versuche Über Pflanzen-Hybriden’. Verhandlungen Des Naturforschenden Vereines Zu Brünn 4 (1866): 3–47. The most recent, authoritative translation of Mendel’s paper is the one by Kersten Hall and Staffan Müller-Wille and it can be accessed at: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/heritage/Mendel/index.html.

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    As many readers no doubt know, for decades Orel has sparred in the historical literature with Robert Olby. We hoped to have Olby contribute an article continuing the dialog with Orel and Peaslee in this issue. Regretfully, though he expressed his desire to do so, it was not possible to include Olby’s valuable contribution to this thematic issue.


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Peterson, E.L., Kampourakis, K. The Paradigmatic Mendel at the Sesquicentennial of “Versuche über Pflantzen-Hybriden”: Introduction to the Thematic Issue. Sci & Educ 24, 1–8 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11191-014-9722-x

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