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Prof Dr E Korsmo's Weed Plates

Naturevolume 135pages937938 (1935) | Download Citation



PROF. KORSMO has conceived and produced the most accurate and detailed exposition that has ever been attempted of many common weeds in all stages of development. With the aid of generous financial support from Norwegian producers of synthetic nitrogen, three series of thirty plates each have been prepared for use as wall diagrams, specifically for teaching purposes. The drawings have been made from living plants in natural colours, under Korsmo's personal direction and control, and their detailed accuracy is remarkable. The plates are accompanied by a separate text giving the common names of each weed in a dozen languages, and a general description of its characteristics and habits, together with explanations of the plate figures. This text is being published in various languages, as most of the weeds are cosmopolitan in distribution.

Prof. Dr. E. Korsmo's Weed Plates.

Series 1. Plates 1–30, comprising 42 Species of Weeds on Cultivated Soil. 84 cm. × 64 cm. With Descriptive Booklet. Pp. 78. (Oslo: Norsk Hydroelektrisk Kvaelstofaktieselskab. Leipzig: Koehler und Volckmar A.-G. und Co., 1934.) Paper, 22 gold marks; Leather paper, cloth edges and eyelets, 38 gold marks.

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