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Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology - Page 338
by Asa Gray - 1875 - 555 pages
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An introduction to botany

John Lindley - 1835
...of the Horticultural Society from seeds taken from the stomach of a man, whose skeleton was found 30 feet below the surface of the earth, at the bottom...therefore probable that the seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old. The chemical action of seeds has been admirably explained by De Candolle,...
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Principles of general and comparative physiology

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1838
...of the Horticultural Society, from seeds taken from the stomach of a man whose skeleton was found 30 feet below the surface of the earth, at the bottom...with some coins of the Emperor Hadrian, and it is probable, therefore, that the seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old." Instances are of...
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The Botanical Text-book ...

Asa Gray - Botany - 1842 - 413 pages
...the air, and the absence of direct light ; which, although * Dr. Lindley mentions the remarkable case of some Raspberries, " raised in the garden of the...therefore probable that the seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old." Lindl. Intarad. to Botany, Ed. 3, p. 358, not essential to the commencement,...
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The Botanical Text-book: For Colleges, Schools, and Private Students

Asa Gray - Botany - 1845 - 509 pages
...these cases there are several causes of possible deception. Dr. Lindley records the temarkable case of some Raspberries, "raised in the garden of the...buried with some coins of the Emperor Hadrian ; and it ii therefore probable that the seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old." Most seeds, when...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 26

American periodicals - 1845
...nutted in the garden of the Horticultural Society, fiom feeds taken from the stomach of a man. whoso skeleton was found thirty feet below the surface of...Emperor HADRIAN ; and it is therefore probable that the seed* ware sixteen or seventeen hundred years old.' But those who are unwilling to attribute a date...
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A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other ...

Alphonso Wood - Botany - 1845 - 598 pages
...the stomach of a man whose skeleton was found ЯО feet below the surface oflhe eanh. He had l>een buried with some coins of the emperor Hadrian, and it is therefore probable that the seeds were 1600 or 1700 years old.' country. Thus, the cocoa, and the cashew-nut, and the seeds of the mahogany,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 26

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Washington Irving, Timothy Flint - Periodicals - 1845
...earth, ut the bottom of a harrow which was opened near Dorchester. He had been buried with some roins of the Emperor HADRIAN ; and it is therefore probable that the seeds were sixteen or seventeen hundred years old.' But those who are unwilling to attribute a date so ancient to these seeds,...
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A Class-book of Botany, Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other ...

Alphonso Wood - Botany - 1848 - 645 pages
...were taken from the stomach of a man whose skeleton was found 30 feet below the surface of the earth. He had been buried with some coins of the emperor...Hadrian, and it is therefore probable that the seeds were 1600 or 1700 years old.' country. Thus, the cocoa, and the cashew-nut, and the seeds of the mahogany,...
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THE CULTIVATOR

LUTHER TUCKER - 1847
...man whose skeleton was found thirty feet below the surface of the earth, near Dorchester, in England. He had been buried with some coins of the Emperor...and it is, therefore, probable that the seeds were 1600 or 17(10 years old. A new kind of Pea has lately been grown in England from seeds found with a...
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The Cultivator: A Monthly Publication, Devoted to Agriculture, Volume 4

Agriculture - 1847
...man whose skeleton was found thirty feet below the surface of the earth, near Dorchester, in England. He had been buried with some coins of the Emperor...and it is, therefore, probable that the seeds were 1600 or 1700 years old. A new kind of Pea has lately been grown in England from seeds found with a...
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