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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Darwin   16 April [1873]

Try only 1 or 2 drops of Formic A. I think all my larvæ are dead.1 I suspect the seeds are all dead also!! | C.D.

Ap. 16. Down.

Footnotes

See letter to Francis Darwin, [before 15 April 1873] and n. 3. CD had suggested that six drops of acid should be added to water containing undeveloped spawn.

Summary

"Try only 1 or 2 drops of Formic A[cid]."

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8862
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Francis Darwin
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 271.3: 6
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8862,” accessed on 16 December 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8862

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 21

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