Reference numberEC/1917/15
Previous numbersCert XIII, 129; A55978
TitleWeiss, Frederick Ernest: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationHarrison Professor of Botany in the Victoria University of Manchester. Vice-Chancellor of the University from 1913 to 1915. Has devoted himself successfully, since his appointment in 1892, to the development of Botany in the University of Manchester. President of Botanical Section, British Association, 1911. President of Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, 1911-1913. Distinguished for his researches in palaeobotany, ecology and genetics. Author of the following, among other, papers: - 'On Some Oigopsid Cuttle-fishes' (QJMS, vol 29, 1889); 'Excretory tubules in Amphioxus lanceolatus' (ibid, 1890); 'The Caoutchouc-containing Cells of Eucommia' (Trans Linn Soc Bot, 1892); 'On the Phloem of Lepidophloios and Lepidodendron' (Mem Manch Lit and Phil Soc, 1901); 'On Xenophyton radiculosum and a Stigmarian Rootlet' (ibid, 1902); 'A Biseriate Halonial Branch of Lepidophloios fuliginosus' (Trans Linn Soc Bot , 1903); 'Observations on the Pollination of the Primrose' (New Phytologist, 1903-1904); 'A Mycorhiza from the Lower Coal Measures' (Ann of Bot, 1904); 'Some Aspects of the Vegetation of South Africa' (New Phytologist, 1905-1906); 'On the Tyloses of Rachiopteris corrugata' (ibid, 1906); 'The Parichnos in the Lepidodendraceae' (Mem Manch Lit and Phil Soc, 1907); 'A Stigmaria with Centripetal Wood' (Ann of Bot, 1908); 'The Dispersal of Fruits and Seeds by Ants' (New Phytologist, 1909); 'Submerged Vegetation of Lake Windermere, as affecting the Fish' (Mem Manch Lit and Phil Soc, 1909); 'On the Variation in Colour of the Flower of a Tropaeolum Hybrid' (ibid, 1912); Researches on Heredity in PLants' (ibid, 1912); 'A Tylodendron-like Fossil' (ibid, 1913); 'The Root Apex and Young Root of Lyginodendron' (ibid, 1913); 'Juvenile Flowering in Eucalyptus globulus' (ibid, 1914).
ProposersD H Scott; W H Lang; F W Oliver; E Ray Lankester; R Kidston; F O Bower; A C Seward; A G Tansley; H Wager; H Lamb; Ernest Rutherford; S J Hickson; [D Oliver]
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Weiss, Frederick Ernest: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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