Peas come from a plant, which also originated in the Mediterranean Basin. An annual plant cultivated in Greece from antiquity.
It has “conquered” the whole world! It is enjoyed from Asia to Australia to America.
Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk, known for his studies on heredity traits in plants. The pea plant helped him become the “father of genetics”! He planted over 28.000 pea plants to conduct his experiments on.