Plant breeding

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BAILEY (L. H.).— PLANT BREEDING. New Edition revised by Arthur W. Gilbert.  New York. The Macmillan Company. 1915. 13x19,5 cm. 474-VIII págs. E.

“(...) We now come to the present edition. The book has been made over by Dr. Gilbert, who has rewritten some of it and who has added all the new material, and in whose hands I have been glad to place it. My work in this edition has been only editorial.. A considerable part of the old work has been preserved, whether wisely or not will be the occasion for different opinions (...)”.

Do índice: I - The Fact and Philosophy Variations; II - The Causes of Individual Differences; III - The Choice and Fixation of Variations; IV - The Measurement os Variations; V - Mutations; VI - The Philosophy os the Crossing os Plants, Considered in Reference to Their Improvement under Cultivation; VII - Heredity; VIII - How Domestic Varieties Originate; IX - Pollination: Or How to Cross Plants; X - The Forward Movement in Plant-Breeding.

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Inserido na colecção The Rural Science Series.

Encadernação dos editores. Assinatura de posse, antiga, no frontispício.

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