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Bloom on leaves and fruit: portfolios, 1873-1881

 Multiple volumes
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 66-68

Scope and Contents

These volumes comprise material relating to Charles Darwin's research on the role of waxy coating, or 'bloom', on leaves and fruit. The research did not result in the publication of a book, although Francis Darwin, who had worked on this research with his father, did later publish an article on their experiments.


  • Creation: 1873-1881


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.


3 volume(s)

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Date information


Finding aid date

2016-11-03 15:38:38+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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