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Second referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The relations between certain diatoms & the fission products of a parasitic alga (Chlorochytrium)' by Henry Charlton Bastian

Reference number: RR/15/300

Date: 19 January 1903

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Sectional Committee: not stated.

In reply to the Assistant Secretary's letter of today's date respecting the author's specimens, he can only say that his examination of the actual specimens serves entirely to confirm the report he has already made on the paper. He has failed to find any good evidence in the specimens in favour of Bastian's views on heterogenesis. No reliance whatever can be placed on results from which extremely obvious sources of error have not been satisfactorily eliminated.

[Not published].

Endorsed on recto as received 21 January 1903.

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RR/15/300
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19 January 1903
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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John Bretland Farmer

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John Bretland Farmer, Second referee's report by John Bretland Farmer, on a paper 'The relations between certain diatoms & the fission products of a parasitic alga (Chlorochytrium)' by Henry Charlton Bastian, 19 January 1903, RR/15/300, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_15_300/second-referees-report-by-john-bretland-farmer-on-a-paper-the-relations-between-certain-diatoms-the-fission-products-of-a-parasitic-alga-chlorochytrium-by-henry-charlton-bastian, accessed on 13 April 2024

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