Attention is drawn to the unique network of sheep breeders and professors of agriculture and natural sciences leading in Moravia in 1818 to the generalization of knowledge in empiric genetic laws to be solved and in 1837 to the formulation of the useful research question of heredity. The historical investigation also contributed to the explanation of the problem regarding basic knowledge of heredity and evolution.
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