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Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert and Maxwell Tylden Masters

Reference number: RR/8/230

Date: 28 October 1880

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The results are not expressed with the clearness expected, along with superfluous matter. Refers to work by Julius von Sachs and Carl Nägeli, to whose work the authors should also refer. The meteorological tables are too detailed. Refers to work by Delandolle [?].

Subject: Botany

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1882]

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RR/8/230
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28 October 1880
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Letter on paper
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12 pages
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Manuscript

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William Turner Thiselton-Dyer

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William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Referee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Agricultural, botanical, and chemical results of experiments on the mixed herbage of permanent meadow, conducted for more than twenty years in succession on the same land. — Part. II. The botanical results' by John Bennet Lawes, Joseph Henry Gilbert and Maxwell Tylden Masters, 28 October 1880, RR/8/230, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_230/referees-report-by-william-turner-thiselton-dyer-on-a-paper-agricultural-botanical-and-chemical-results-of-experiments-on-the-mixed-herbage-of-permanent-meadow-conducted-for-more-than-twenty-years-in-succession-on-the-same-land-part-ii-the-botanical-results-by-john-bennet-lawes-joseph-henry-gilbert-and-maxwell-tylden-masters, accessed on 25 June 2024

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