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Growth Hormones in Plants


THIS book is very necessary, and has been well done. During the last decade, no field of work has been more popular among students of plants ; the output of papers has been enormous. The field is very adequately covered in this book, which also contains a very extensive bibliography.

Growth Hormones in Plants

Authorized English Translation of “Die Wuchs-stofftheorie und ihre Bedeutung für die Analyse des Wachstums und der Wachstumsbewegungen der Pflanzen”. By Prof. Boysen Jensen. Translated and revised by George S. Avery, Jr. and Paul R. Burkholder, with the collaboration of Harriet B. Creighton and Beatrice A. Scheer. (McGraw-Hill Publications in the Agricultural and Botanical Sciences.) Pp. xiv + 268. (London: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., Ltd., 1936.) 21s.

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PRIESTLEY, J. Growth Hormones in Plants. Nature 140, 257–258 (1937).

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