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From James Torbitt   26 September 1880

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Summary

Has raised about 500 varieties out of the crop of the second generation comprising about 1500 varieties. Growers report immense yield and no disease. Doubts if variety free of disease will live for ever. New varieties must be continually coming into existence.

Summary

Has raised about 500 varieties out of the crop of the second generation comprising about 1500 varieties. Growers report immense yield and no disease. Doubts if variety free of disease will live for ever. New varieties must be continually coming into existence.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12728
From
James Torbitt
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Belfast
Source of text
DAR 178: 168
Physical description
4pp †

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12728,” accessed on 18 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12728.xml

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