RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Abstract of Gardeners' Chronicle, 1871 / Proof sheet of Insectivorous plants. CUL-DAR193.58. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 8.2022. RN1

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G. Chronicle better give all

after this also give America case. (I will now return to German)

1871. p. 837. July 1.

Mr Alex Dean, thou formerly thought the whole case nonsense, but corrected by experience — Mr Fenn gave him 12 tubers Aug 1870 produce of graft-hybrids made worked in 1869 — ie third year of trial Foliage affected

(3)— shows especially that precocity, hardness & foliage of the graft affected.

He did not make grafts himself, but cultivated the 3d year products of Fenn's graft hybrids & grew the pure kinds alongside for comparison.—

(American case.)

German cases.


[Proof sheet of Insectivorous plants, published pp. 446-7.]

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