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Darwin Correspondence Project

From G. M. Asher   11 November 1877

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Regarding CD’s inability to find a young botanist to investigate Russian wheat; comments on utter lack of organisation in scientific research in Britain as compared with Germany.

Gives arguments against CD’s suggestion that the saxonka seeds could have long dormancy period which would account for their gradual overtaking of kubanka.

Summary

Regarding CD’s inability to find a young botanist to investigate Russian wheat; comments on utter lack of organisation in scientific research in Britain as compared with Germany.

Gives arguments against CD’s suggestion that the saxonka seeds could have long dormancy period which would account for their gradual overtaking of kubanka.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11230
From
Georg Michael Asher
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Cambridge Terrace, 8
Source of text
DAR 159: 118
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11230,” accessed on 19 September 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11230.xml

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