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Referee's report by Frederick Frost Blackman, on a paper 'The ascent of water in trees' by Alfred James Ewart

Reference number: RR/16/177

Date: December 1904

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Sectional Committee: Botany

Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. He queries if a table of contents might be give. All the accompanying illustrations should be reproduced. Though it does not provide a solution to any of the problems of the ascent of water, the paper gives a large mass of valuable data on the dynamical aspect of the question. The work is sound and critical throughout.

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions B, 1906].

Endorsed on verso as received 17 November 1904.

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RR/16/177
Earliest possible date
December 1904
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Standardised form (type A)
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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Frederick Frost Blackman

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Frederick Frost Blackman, Referee's report by Frederick Frost Blackman, on a paper 'The ascent of water in trees' by Alfred James Ewart, December 1904, RR/16/177, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_16_177/referees-report-by-frederick-frost-blackman-on-a-paper-the-ascent-of-water-in-trees-by-alfred-james-ewart, accessed on 18 April 2024

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