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Sectional Committee: Botany

Recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. The paper continues on from earlier papers by the same authors, also published in the Proceedings. Criticises the authors' use of plurals for genus names. Finds some of the meaning unclear. Suggests some amendments to wording.

Contains extra question - 'Is there any information contained in the paper which likely to be of value to the enemy?' Referee replies no.

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London']

Endorsed on verso as received 18 March 1941.

Reference number
RR/68/109
Earliest possible date
13 March 1941
Physical description
Standardised form (type E)
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Vernon Herbert Blackman

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Vernon Herbert Blackman, Referee's report by Vernon Herbert Blackman, on a paper 'Competition between related strains of nodule bacteria and its influence on infection of the legume host' by Hugh Nicol and Henry Gerard Thornton, 13 March 1941, RR/68/109, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_68_109/referees-report-by-vernon-herbert-blackman-on-a-paper-competition-between-related-strains-of-nodule-bacteria-and-its-influence-on-infection-of-the-legume-host-by-hugh-nicol-and-henry-gerard-thornton, accessed on 16 July 2024

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