It is 1857 and have been living and working as a monk in the
monastery of St. Thomas in Brunn. You and your fellow colleague
Gregor Mendel have been doing work within the monasteries
experimental garden growing pea plants.
Parent Plants (P)
Offspring Plants of parents cross (F1)
all are purple
Offspring of F1 cross (F2)
705 purple 224 white
You have discovered within the generations of plants that some of the
traits have mysteriously disappeared. Mendel has turned to you to
explain this phenomenon, based on the patterns you have seen
within your data.