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To Julius Wiesner   4 October 1881

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Thanks JW for book [Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen (1881)]. Discusses movement in plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Wiesner
Date:  4 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 148: 357
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13371

To Julius Wiesner   25 October 1881

Summary

Further comments on JW’s Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen [1881]. Discusses heliotropism and sensitivity of root tips. Bewildered by their differences concerning circumnutation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Wiesner
Date:  25 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 148: 358
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13432

From Julius Wiesner   11 October 1881

Summary

Thanks for copy of Earthworms.

Responds to CD’s comments on his book [Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen (1881)].

Author:  Julius Wiesner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 181: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13390

From Julius Wiesner   11 November 1881

Summary

CD has misunderstood his views on heliotropism. Agrees that his experiments on the movement of root tips are weak. Will conduct further research. Thinks that since mechanical conception of botany is not so widespread, those who agree with CD probably are in majority.

Author:  Julius Wiesner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 22 (EH 88206074)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13478

From Julius Wiesner   1 October 1881

Summary

Sends copy of his Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen [1881]. Disagrees with CD about plant movement.

Author:  Julius Wiesner
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 181: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13368
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