Augustin Sageret

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Augustin Sageret (27 July 1763 – 23 March 1851) was a French botanist.

In 1826, Sageret carried out an experiment that involved hybridizing a muskmelon with a cantaloupe. He has been described as a precursor to Gregor Mendel.[1]


  1. ^ Zirkle, Conway. (1951). Gregor Mendel & His Precursors. Isis. Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 97-104.