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From Louis Grenier   20 May 1876

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Summary

Thanks CD for his authorisation for the résumé which LG will read to the Société Botanique de Lyon.

Insectivorous plants has made a sensation in France. Some are for, some against. Some doubt that a plant could absorb and assimilate the matter dissolved by the secretions. Asks CD if N. B. Ward’s method of culture might be used to answer the question definitively.

Summary

Thanks CD for his authorisation for the résumé which LG will read to the Société Botanique de Lyon.

Insectivorous plants has made a sensation in France. Some are for, some against. Some doubt that a plant could absorb and assimilate the matter dissolved by the secretions. Asks CD if N. B. Ward’s method of culture might be used to answer the question definitively.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10511
From
Louis Grenier
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Tenay
Source of text
DAR 165: 226
Physical description
3pp (French) †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10511,” accessed on 16 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10511.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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