The Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture in War-Time

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ONCE established, the continuity of British institutions tends to be maintained no matter what the impact of external circumstances may be. In the gloomiest periods of the years 1940–42 it was a feature of life in Britain that bodies concerned with matters of cultural interest Were not merely kept in being but in some instances even acquired a new vitality. The publication of the report of the Governing Body of the Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture, Trinidad, for the year 1943, serves to remind us of yet another instance of this continuity of the national effort in the arts of peace, this time in spheres remote from the European conflict—a continuity all the more remarkable in view of the difficulties that lie in the way.

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WARDLAW, C. The Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture in War-Time. Nature 154, 231 (1944). https://doi.org/10.1038/154231a0

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