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The Effects Of Cross And Self Fertilisation In The Vegetable Kingdom
J. Murray, 1876
Science; Life Sciences; Botany; Botany; Fertilization of plants; Gardening / General; Plants; Science / Life Sciences / Botany
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After eleven years of meticulous experimentation and observation, described in this volume, Darwin was ready to publish in 1876 his detailed study of the different effects of cross- and self-fertilisation in plants. His findings form the basis of all modern plant breeding programmes.About the Author:
Charles Darwin was an English naturalist and author best-known for his revolutionary theories on the origin of species, human evolution, and natural selection. A life-long interest in the natural world led Darwin to neglect his medical studies and instead embark on a five-year scientific voyage on the HMS Beagle, where he established his reputation as a geologist and gathered much of the evidence that fuelled his later theories.A prolific writer, Darwin s most famous published works include The Voyage of the Beagle, On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, and The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals. Darwin died in 1882, and in recognition of his contributions to science, is buried in Westminster Abbey along with John Herschel and Isaac Newton.
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