RECORD: Anon. 1877. [Review of Self fertilisation]. International Review 4 (November): 861. 

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 11.2022. RN1

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FERTILIZATION IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM.5— The value of this work will be perceived when we state that it details observations made by Mr. Darwin during a period of nearly forty years. The analogical faculty of the writer was never displayed to greater advantage, and Mr. Darwin may be said to have opened up a completely new vein of research.

5 "The Effects of Cross and Self-Fertilization in the Animal Kingdom." By Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S. London: Murray.


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