Reference numberEC/1914/04
Previous numbersCert XIII, 65; A00614
TitleBiffen, Sir Rowland Harry: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationProfessor of Agricultural Botany in the University of Cambridge. Distinguished for his mycological investigations and for researches into the breeding of cereals. Author of : - 'The Functions of Latex' (Ann Bot, vol xi); 'The Coagulation of Latex' (ibid, vol xii); 'Methods of Preparing India Rubber' (Journal Soc Arts, vol xlvii); 'Notes on some Grafting Experiments' (Ann Bot, vol xvi); 'On the Biology of 'Agaricus velutipes'' (Journ Linn Soc, vol xxxiv); 'On the Biology of 'Bulgaria polymorpha' (Ann Bot, vol xv); 'A Fat-destroying Fungus' (ibid, vol xiii); 'Some Factors in the Spore-formation of 'Acrospeira mirabilis'' (Proc Camb Phil Soc, vol xi); 'On the Life-history of 'Acrospeira mirabilis'' (Trans Brit Mycol Soc, 1902); 'Experiments on the Seeding of Temporary Pastures' (Agric Report); 'Wheat-breeding' (Proc Camb Phil Soc, vol xii); 'Mendel's Laws of Inheritance and Wheat-breeding' (Journ Agric Sci, vol i); 'An Attempt to find a Basis for the Improvement of the Barley Crop' (Journ Inst Brewing, vol xii); 'The Inheritance of Sterility in Barleys' (Journ Agric Sci, vol i); 'Studies in the Inheritance of Disease Resistance' (ibid, vols ii and iii); 'The Hybridization of Barleys' (Proc Camb Phil Soc, vol xiii); 'The Application of Mendal's Laws of Inheritance to Breeding Problems' (Journ Roy Soc, vol lxvii); 'The Improvement of English Wheat' (ibid, vol ii); 'Modern Methods of Plant-breeding' (Hybrid Conf Rep Roy Hort Soc); 'The Hybridization of Barleys' (Journ Agric Sci, vol ii); 'The Application of Mendel's Law to the Improvement of the Barley Crop' (Journ Agric Sci, vol ii); 'Rust in Wheat ' (Journ Board Agtic, vol xv); 'Wheat Breeding' (ibid, vol xvii); The Inheritance of Strength in Wheat' (Journ Agric Sci, vol iii); 'Factors Controlling Susceptibility to Disease in Plants' (Journ Roy Hort Soc, 1913); and other papers.
ProposersA C Seward; W Bateson; H T Brown; Francis Darwin; F F Blackman; David Prain; O Stapf; R C Punnett; A D Hall; H Gadow; F W Oliver
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Biffen, Sir Rowland Harry: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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