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Willkürliche Entwickelungsänderungen bei Pflanzen Ein Beitrag zur Physiologie der Entwickelung

Nature volume 68, pages 265266 (23 July 1903) | Download Citation



THIS is practically a continuation of Dr. Klebs's well known work “Die Bedingungen der Fortpflanzung bei einigen Algen und Pilzen ”(Jena, 1896), but whereas that was concerned with the lower organisms the present work deals with phanerogams. Both works are contributions to experimental morphology, the essential feature in both being the performance of a series of experiments skilfully planned so as to discover the nature of the external conditions which lead to certain definite changes of form or function in plants. Englishmen will be glad to see that to Andrew Knight is given the honour of being the founder of this type of work; then follow Hofmeister, Vöchting, Sachs, Goebel, Bonnier, &c., nor should it be forgotten that Klebs himself has worked steadily and with brilliant effect on this line since 1889.

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