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Letter, 'Effect of apple farina (pollen) on other apple blooms' from Benjamin Cooke to Peter Collinson

Reference number: L&P/1/424

Date: 07 October 1745

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Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from Mr. Benj. Cook, F. R. S. to Mr. Peter Collinson, F. R. S. concerning the effect which the farina of the blossoms of different sorts of apple-trees had on the fruit of a neighbouring tree'

Read 14 November 1745

Reference number
L&P/1/424
Earliest possible date
07 October 1745
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Benjamin Cooke

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Benjamin Cooke, Letter, 'Effect of apple farina (pollen) on other apple blooms' from Benjamin Cooke to Peter Collinson, 07 October 1745, L&P/1/424, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_424/letter-effect-of-apple-farina-pollen-on-other-apple-blooms-from-benjamin-cooke-to-peter-collinson, accessed on 12 July 2024

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