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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   25 March [1878]

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Summary

CD and Frank think they have proved that function of plant sleep is to protect leaves from injury by chilling radiation. Requests plants for experiment to determine whether underside of leaf is hardier than upper.

Summary

CD and Frank think they have proved that function of plant sleep is to protect leaves from injury by chilling radiation. Requests plants for experiment to determine whether underside of leaf is hardier than upper.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11443
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 95: 469–70
Physical description
4pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11443,” accessed on 21 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11443.xml

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