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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society' or the Proceedings. Provides detailed list of recommendations, revisions and omissions. Refers to work of Eduard Strasburger and Randow [?]. Suggests including just one of the experiments. Considers the conclusion to be too speculative. A more detailed abstract than the one already published might be permissible.

Subject: Botany

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1895]

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27 December 1894
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Letter on paper
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6 pages

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Francis Darwin

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Francis Darwin, Referee's report by Francis Darwin, on a paper 'On the ascent of sap' by Henry Horatio Dixon and John Joly, 27 December 1894, RR/12/89, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 18 April 2024

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