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Paper, 'On the sources of nitrogen of vegetation; with special reference to the question whether plants can assimilate free or uncombined nitrogen' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert, and Evan Pugh

Reference number: PT/62/3

Date: 1860

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147 manuscript pages and six plates showing apparatuses and plants used in the authors' experiments.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the sources of the nitrogen of vegetation; with special reference to the question whether plants assimilate free or uncombined nitrogen'.

Received and read by the Royal Society on 21 June 1860.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 10, 1860.

Reference number
PT/62/3
Earliest possible date
1860
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Ink on paper
Page extent
153 pages
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Manuscript

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John Bennet Lawes

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Joseph Henry Gilbert

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John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert, Paper, 'On the sources of nitrogen of vegetation; with special reference to the question whether plants can assimilate free or uncombined nitrogen' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert, and Evan Pugh, 1860, PT/62/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_62_3/paper-on-the-sources-of-nitrogen-of-vegetation-with-special-reference-to-the-question-whether-plants-can-assimilate-free-or-uncombined-nitrogen-by-john-bennet-lawes-joseph-henry-gilbert-and-evan-pugh, accessed on 18 July 2024

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