The Transmission of Acquired Characters Through Heredity

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    THE bearing of insects upon this subject is very clearly brought out by Prof. C. V. Riley in a recently published paper on “Some Interrelations of Plants and Insects” read before the Biological Society of Washington. After dealing with the facts connected with the insects associated with the interesting plants of the genus Yucca and the pollination of their flowers by the Yucca Moth, and touching briefly upon certain aspects of fig-caprification, he makes the following remarks:—

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    The Transmission of Acquired Characters Through Heredity. Nature 46, 504–505 (1892) doi:10.1038/046504b0

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