Reference numberRR/13/10
TitleReferee's report by William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, on a paper 'Studies in the morphology of spore-producing members. Part. II. Ophioglossaceae' by Frederick Orpen Bower to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date21 May 1896
DescriptionRecommended for publication in Proceedings, as it contains new and important observations. However, the author's facts are presented in a 'repulsive' way. There is a neglect of 'literary form and proper method' in modern scientific papers which should receive attention from the Council. Previous scientists such as Robert Brown and Hofmeister were able to describe their findings with 'absolute clearness and precision'. The tone of the paper is 'unduly polemical''. When the author puts speculation aside, he is an 'admirable and conscientious worker'.

Subject: Botany

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1895].
Physical descriptionReport on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1895.0065
Related records in the catalogueRR/13/8
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7968Thiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843 - 1928)1843 - 1928
NA7963Bower; Frederick Orpen (1855 - 1948)1855 - 1948
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