|Description||Laboratory notebook, originally characterised as 'Early Rothamsted Experiments on 2:4-D, 1941-1945' [front cover inscription]. The scentific notebook, on 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid research at the Rothamsted Experimental Station, at Harpenden, Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, was supplemented by additional manuscripts (mainly letters) and later explanatory material. Photographs include landscape studies of the growth of sugar beet, wheat, barley, clover and grass, following applications of the broad-leaf herbicide.|
The volume commences with a brief list of contents:
Introduction and comments, typescript signed by P S Nutman, 12 December 1995, pp.1-5.
Extracts from Mrs Nutman's diary 1941-1944, for confirmation of dates, typescript, 1995, pp.6-6a.
Experiments, 1941-1943, pp.7-53..
Photographs of field plots in Norfolk, pp.54-60.
Experiment 13 and other material, 1945-1946, pp.61-66.
Letters, 1943-1980, pp.67-70.
Aerial photographs of the Norfolk sites, taken by the Royal Air Force, May-July 1943, 31 prints in one envelope.