One Hundred and One Botanists

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Purdue University Press, 2002 - 351 páginas
A great collection of the lives of important botanists throughout time, this book is part biography and part vignette.

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Hugo von Mohl
176
Alphonse de Candolle
178
Alvan Wentworth Chapman
181
Charles Darwin
184
George Engelmann
188
Asa Gray
191
Joseph Dalton Hooker
196
Carl von Nageli
200

Valerius Cordus
29
Rembert Dodoens
32
Konrad Gesner
35
Andrea Cesalpino
39
Clusius
43
John Gerard
46
Gaspard Bauhin
49
Jan Baptista Van Helmont
53
John Ray
56
Anton Leeuwenhoek
60
Robert Hooke
65
Nehemiah Grew
68
Joseph Pitton de Tournefort
71
Rudolph Jakob Camerarius
74
Stephen Hales
77
John and William Bartram
80
GeorgeLouis Comte de Buffon
82
Carl Linnaeus
86
Victor von Haller
94
Michel Adanson
97
Johann Hedwig
101
Jan Ingenhousz
104
Joseph Priestley
107
Sir Joseph Banks
110
Jean Baptiste de Monet de Lamarck
113
AntoineLaurent de Jussieu
118
Thomas Andrew Knight
121
Christiaan Persoon
124
Johann Moldenhawer
127
Nicholas de Saussure
129
Robert Brown
132
Friedrick Pursch
136
Rene Dutrochet
139
Amos Eaton
143
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle
145
William Jackson Hooker
148
Thomas Nuttall
151
Elias Fries
154
John Henslow
157
John Torrey
160
George Bentham
163
AdolpheTheodore Brongniart
167
Miles Berkeley
170
Jacob Schleiden
173
Johann Gregor Mendel
203
Nathanael Pringsheim
207
Wilhelm Hofmeister
210
Heinrich de Bary
213
Julius von Sachs
216
Julius Brefeld
220
August Eichler
223
Phillippe Van Tieghem
225
Johannes Warming
227
Heinrich Engler
230
Eduard Strasburger
233
Charles Bessey
237
William Pfeffer
241
Hugo de Vries
244
Luther Burbank
247
John Coulter
251
Marcus Jones
254
Gottlieb Haberlandt
258
Dukinfield Henry Scott
261
Frederick Orpen Bower
264
Karl von Goebel
267
Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper
271
Liberty Hyde Bailey
274
Roland Thaxter
278
Nathaniel Lord Britton
280
George Washington Carver
285
Hugh Neville Dixon
291
Charles Deam
293
Albert Spear Hitchcock
296
Daniel MacDougal
299
Mary Agnes Chase
303
Henry Chandler Cowles
306
Henry Horatio Dixon
308
John Kunkel Small
311
Arthur Tansley
315
Richard Willstatter
318
Merritt Fernald
321
Fredrick Clements
326
Agnes Robertson Arber
331
Henry Gleason
334
Winona Hazel Welch
340
Index of Botanists
345
Incidental Index
347
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Página 152 - I had left him quietly seated in the chair of Botany and Ornithology in Harvard University, and the next I saw of him was strolling about San Diego beach in
Página 152 - This old chap knows what he's about. He ain't the child you take him for. He'll carry all these things to the college.. . and if they are better than any they have
Página 7 - Superstitiousness, I need hardly say, would seem to be a sort of cowardice with respect to the divine; and your Superstitious man such as will not sally forth for the day till he have washed his hands and sprinkled himself at the Nine Springs, and put a bit of bayleaf from a temple in his mouth. And
Página 70 - yet to design more can do us no harm; for although a Man shall never be able to hit Stars by shooting at them; yet he shall come much nearer to them than another that throws at apples.
Página 152 - sailor's peajacket, with a wide straw hat, and barefooted, with his trousers rolled up to his knees, picking up stones and shells.
Página 186 - plant should secrete, when properly excited, a fluid containing an acid and ferment closely analogous to the digestive fluid of an animal.
Página 152 - spent all of his time in the bush and along the beach picking up flowers and shells and such truck.
Página 184 - a circumstance which influenced my whole career more than any other. This was my friendship with Professor Henslow.
Página 7 - cat cross his path he will not proceed on his way till someone else be gone by, or he have cast three stones across the street. Should he

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