Reference numberEC/1870/15
Previous numbersCert X, 206
TitleVoelcker, John Christopher Augustus: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationAugustus Voelcker
Conductor of numerous field experiments in the Chemistry of Agriculture at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, and elsewhere, during a period of 18 years.
Author of various papers in Leibig's Annalen der Chemie, the Journals of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, of the Highland Society and others, - on the Chemical properties of Soils, on Farmyard and artifical manures, on the Chemistry of Milk and Cheese, on various root crops, on the Comparative value of different oil cakes for feeding, on the functions of Soda Salts in Agriculture, on Clover, on top dressings, on disinfectants, on the Ascidia of Nepenthes, &c.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. J H Gladstone; Edward Hull; Tho Graham; Warren De La Rue; Henry M Noad; David Forbes; William Crookes; E Frankland; Andw C Ramsay; Alexr W Williamson; John Bennet Lawes; J H Gilbert; Lyon Playfair; Thomas Andrews; W Odling; Hugo Muller; John Stenhouse; Edward Smith; T Spencer Cobbold; D T Ansted; Robt Hunt; Aug Matthiessen; Josh Prestwich; G B Buckton
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Voelcker, John Christopher Augustus: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1620Voelcker; John Christopher Augustus (1822 - 1884)1822 - 1884
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