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Reference numberEC/1924/05
Previous numbersCert XIII, 248; A02963
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TitleGroom, Percy: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationDistinguished for contributions to morphological and physiological botany, especially structure and mechanical properties of wood. Adviser on Timber to the Air Ministry during the war; now Consultant on Timber Research to Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. Author of many original papers and of reports on structure and mechanical values of British timbers; some titles of important contributions to science are: - 'On 'Dischidia Rafflesiana''; 'Monocotyledonous Saprophytes'; 'Longitudinal Symmetry in Phanerogamia'; 'Occology of Coniferae'; 'Brown Oak and its Origin'; 'Significance of Tracheid-Caliber in Coniferae.'
ProposersI B Balfour; V H Blackman; A C Seward; H C H Carpenter; D H Scott; E W MacBride; S H Vines
Access statusOpen
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Groom, Percy: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1381Groom; Percy (1865 - 1931)1865 - 1931
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