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To J. D. Hooker   15 February 1878

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Supports idea to translate C. K. Sprengel, but opposes publishing it together with H. Müller because this would raise price of Müller’s useful book.

Confirms JDH’s observation that only tip of cabbage radicle shows geotropism.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 Feb 1878
Classmark:  DAR 95: 467
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11360

To J. D. Hooker   28 [February 1878]

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CD solicits JDH’s aid in obtaining Government funds for James Torbitt’s efforts to breed disease resistance in potatoes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  28 [Feb 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 449–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11380
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