Botanical Research at Peradeniya


IN The Times of Ceylon, April 12, is published a communication, dated June 20, 1910, from the Governor of Ceylon to the Secretary of State for the Colonies on the question of a Department of Agriculture for that colony. With the proposals put forward in that memorandum we are not concerned, but there is one feature in connection with it against which we cannot but strongly protest. Appended to the memorandum are certain notes by Mr. Dunstan, of the Imperial Institute, of which one runs as follows:—

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BIFFEN, R., BLACKMAN, F., DARWIN, F. et al. Botanical Research at Peradeniya . Nature 86, 415 (1911).

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