Reference numberCLP/10ii/2
TitlePaper, 'An account of some new experiments relating to the motion of the sap in plants and trees' by Thomas Fairchild
Date2 April 1724
DescriptionFairchild was a gardener at Hoxdon [Hoxton], where he conducted various experiments involving grafting branches of certain species of trees onto other species. Trees involved in his experiments included laurels, mezereons, evergreen oaks, English oaks, junipers, viburnums, pear trees, and Lebanese cedars.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of some new experiments, relating to the different, and sometimes contrary motion of the sap in plants and trees'.

Written by Fairchild in Hoxdon [Hoxton]. Read to the Royal Society on 2 April 1724.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1724.0027
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 33 (1724), p 127
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/114
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