Darwin’s contributions to genetics

@article{Liu2010DarwinsCT,
  title={Darwin’s contributions to genetics},
  author={Y. -S. Liu and X M Zhou and Mingxing Zhi and X. J. Li and Q. L. Wang},
  journal={Journal of Applied Genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={50},
  pages={177-184}
}
Darwin’s contributions to evolutionary biology are well known, but his contributions to genetics are much less known. His main contribution was the collection of a tremendous amount of genetic data, and an attempt to provide a theoretical framework for its interpretation. Darwin clearly described almost all genetic phenomena of fundamental importance, such as prepotency (Mendelian inheritance), bud variation (mutation), heterosis, reversion (atavism), graft hybridization (Michurinian… 
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