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DCP-LETT-13709A

To ?   26 February 1882

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Summary

CD cannot answer his question concerning the death of earthworms. The usual cause is through parasitic larva of a fly. Worms are susceptible to certain poisons from plants.

Glad his book [Earthworms] has interested HHL.

Summary

CD cannot answer his question concerning the death of earthworms. The usual cause is through parasitic larva of a fly. Worms are susceptible to certain poisons from plants.

Glad his book [Earthworms] has interested HHL.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13709A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Leng, H. H.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
St George’s College Library, Quilmes, Argentina
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13709A,” accessed on 29 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13709A

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