RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Mr Ingledew on vegetable seed and mangoes in India. CUL-DAR74.178.Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 3.2020. RN1

NOTE: Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


Transactions of the Agricult. and Horticult Soc of India. – Vol 2.

Mr Ingledew says to make some vegetables seed, they are taken up when one third grown, the tops and top root cut off, and a deep cross incision made. –

[Darwin cited this in Variation 2: 168-9]

Vol 3.

Mr N. Wood says the Italians are careful to select the finest coccoons for the breeding moths.


[On the culture of the Mango in Mysore. By Ingledew, Esq.]

Journal of Agricult and Horticult Soc of India. Vol 1. 1842. Page 262.

Mr Ingledew says probably not one in several thousand seedling Mango Trees will bear good fruit. Page 266. But at Goa most of the good seedling Mangoes have been raised. But in the preceding Vols, there is an account of several


different varieties of Mango, grafted and not grafted which reproduce their kind truly.

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