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150 years of an integrative plant physiology

In October 1865, Julius Sachs published a monograph entitled Experimental Physiology of Plants, and so initiated a new, quantitative branch of basic and applied botany. In our current post-genomic era the legacy of Sachs is re-emerging as a key discipline of the botanical sciences.

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Figure 1: Julius Sachs (1832–1897) at around 36 years old.
Figure 2: Extracts from Experimental Physiology of Plants5 (copy from the Botanical Institute, University of Bonn, Germany — ex libris Eduard Strasburger).


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