Botanical Gazette, Volumes 1-11

Front Cover
John Merle Coulter, M.S. Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Joseph Charles Arthur
University of Chicago Press, 1886 - Botany
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 3 - A Notice of Some New, Rare, or Otherwise Interesting Plants, from the Northern and Western Portions of the State of New York.
Page 112 - ... it do not like to say too much about it, lest the swarms of tourists should make it unendurable to those who love it for itself, and not as a centre of fashionable display and extra-mural cockneyism. There is the lake, in the first place, — Cedar Lake, — about five miles long, and from half a mile to a mile and a half wide, stretching from north to south. Near the northern extremity are the...
Page 242 - ... of immunity. Since the demonstration of the germ theory of contagion it has been evident that there were, in a general way, three possible explanations of acquired immunity, viz. : A substance might be formed in the body during the course of the disease which is unfavorable to the multiplication of the microbes ; or a substance essential to the growth of these microbes might be excreted or in some way lost or destroyed during this period ; or, finally, the living matter of the body might acquire...
Page 27 - Genera, which he had got half printed from Holland, to be written against him ; but he afterwards detained him a month, without leaving Linnaeus an hour to himself the whole day long ; and at last took leave of him with tears in his eyes, after having given him the choice of living with him till his death, as the salary of the Professorship was sufficient for them both.
Page 285 - Worm (Lumbricus terrestrls) ; its original host, also on the prevention of the disease in fowls called gapes, which is caused by this parasite. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. Vol. V, No. 2. p. 47-71, pi. 1. 1886. (32) . The Gape Worm is Not a Myth. The Fanciers
Page 91 - ... their spirit, they are only adding needlessly to the general disorder. In the application as well as in the interpretation of these rules they do not sufficiently bear in mind two general principles : first, that the object of the...
Page 252 - V. cucullata, following the general conviction of our botanists; repeated studies during thirty years confirm the opinion. But V. cucullata Ait. ought to have been referred, as an entire-leaved variety, to the Liuntean V.
Page 22 - ... his impartial judgment in his own behalf, as well as for his great condescension in explaining these singular circumstances ; and then came back to his own city, where he passed the rest of his days in the frugal enjoyment of the wealth which he had gained at Emessa. Note. — It is necessary to add, for the information of those who may not be aware of the facts, that wine and gaming are strictly forbidden by the Mahomedan law ; that, according to that law, evidence can never be received in support...
Page 17 - I wish to direct the attention of any of our botanists, who may next summer be visiting Lake Superior, to a singular Anemone which grows in bogs and on banks near the water at Sand Bay, Minnesota, very near lat. 48, and in or near the Canadian boundary. All I know of it is from a specimen sent to me in a letter, dated August 8, 1870, from Mr. Joseph C. Jones, then of the US Steamer Search. He wrote that the plant was found growing in mossy ground, close to the water's edge, and also in the bogs,...
Page 315 - DragendorfF's work, for although it has been before the public but a short time, it has nevertheless come to be looked upon as the standard and necessary guide in such study.

Bibliographic information