Historical Biotechnology

  • Hooke

  • Progress in Plants

    People begin to make a lot of progress in developing new varities of plants.
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    Historical Biotechnology

  • Heredity

    Austrian monk named Gregor Mendel developed a theory of heredity, or how characteristics or traits are transmitted from parents to offspring.
  • Mendel

  • Pasteur

  • Heredity Rediscovered

    Hugh de Vries and Carl Correns independently rediscoverd these laws of heredity.
  • Technology used in the US

    Artificial Insemination began being used in US. At that time, only fresh semen was used and could only be kept alive about 2 to 3 days.
  • Watson and Crick