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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. S. Burdon Sanderson   9 September [1873]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Pleased JSBS has decided to work on Drosera; sends plants. Does not know whether thermo-electric pile could detect temperature change when leaves close.

CD’s experiment with very weak hydrochloric acid repeated with success: the plants digest albumen more quickly.

Summary

Pleased JSBS has decided to work on Drosera; sends plants. Does not know whether thermo-electric pile could detect temperature change when leaves close.

CD’s experiment with very weak hydrochloric acid repeated with success: the plants digest albumen more quickly.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9047,” accessed on 18 August 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9047

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

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