Reference numberAP/21/19
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An inquiry into a new theory of earthy bases of vegetable tissues' by J B [Joseph Bancroft] Reade
Date27 February 1838
DescriptionReade shares his observations on the bark of bamboo (Bambuseae), noting a structure of cells and tubes at the plant's epidermis. He also shares observations on the structure of a stalk of wheat (Triticum).

Subject: Biology / Botany

Received 1 March 1838.

Written by Reade in Peckham [London].

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 4 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'An inquiry into a new theory of earthy bases of vegetable tissues'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1837.0016
Related records in the catalogueRR/1/194
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2965Reade; Joseph Bancroft (1801 - 1870)1801 - 1870
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