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Unpublished paper, 'Preliminary communication on a theory of the suction-force of branches' by Sidney Howard Vines

Reference number: AP/73/3

Date: 1896

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Vines presents brief observations on the 'suction-force of branches', beginning with [Henry Horatio] Dixon and [John] Joly's statement that 'Our theory is that this [the suction-force of the leaf] is the all-sufficient cause of the elevation of the sap, not however by establishing differences of gas-pressure, but by exerting a simple tensile stress on the liquid in the conduits.'

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Botany

Received 21 December 1896.

Reference number
AP/73/3
Earliest possible date
1896
Physical description
Ink and graphite pencil on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Sidney Howard Vines

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Sidney Howard Vines, Unpublished paper, 'Preliminary communication on a theory of the suction-force of branches' by Sidney Howard Vines, 1896, AP/73/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_73_3/unpublished-paper-preliminary-communication-on-a-theory-of-the-suction-force-of-branches-by-sidney-howard-vines, accessed on 24 June 2024

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