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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. H. Gilbert   5 February 1881

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Summary

Asks whether vegetable mould has an acid reaction. The contents of intestines of earthworms and castings are acid, which leads him to inquire about mould.

Summary

Asks whether vegetable mould has an acid reaction. The contents of intestines of earthworms and castings are acid, which leads him to inquire about mould.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13038
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Henry Gilbert
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Rothamsted Research
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13038,” accessed on 22 March 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13038

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