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Second referee's report by William Thomas Astbury, on a paper 'The fine structure of phloem fibres I. Untreated and swollen hemp' by B C Kundu and Reginald Dawson Preston

Reference number: RR/67/271

Date: 25 June 1940

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Sectional committee: Botany

He discovered a discrepancy in the author's results and his own results. He has since discussed the matter with the author, who has found that he cannot rely on the measurements of his collaborator and wishes to withdraw the paper.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 1940].

Date received not given.

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RR/67/271
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25 June 1940
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2 pages
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William Thomas Astbury

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William Thomas Astbury, Second referee's report by William Thomas Astbury, on a paper 'The fine structure of phloem fibres I. Untreated and swollen hemp' by B C Kundu and Reginald Dawson Preston, 25 June 1940, RR/67/271, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_271/second-referees-report-by-william-thomas-astbury-on-a-paper-the-fine-structure-of-phloem-fibres-i-untreated-and-swollen-hemp-by-b-c-kundu-and-reginald-dawson-preston, accessed on 15 June 2024

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