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Letter 11287

Darwin, C. R. to Saporta, L. C. J. G. de

24 Dec 1877

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    Such honours as proposal for election to Institut affect CD very little.

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    GdeS's idea that dicotyledonous plants were not developed until sucking insects evolved is a splendid one. The suggestion that fertilisation of the surviving members of the most ancient dicotyledons should be studied is a good one. CD hopes GdeS will keep it in mind.


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