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To A. S. Wilson   8 January 1880

Summary

Glad ASW has solved puzzle of outer seeds.

Quite agrees about great improbability of sudden transformations.

Asks for copy of report from Gardeners’ Chronicle [see 12404].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  8 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 148: 369
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12411

To A. S. Wilson   13 February 1880

Summary

Thanks for articles by ASW in Gardeners’ Chronicle [see 12404]. Agrees with him.

Asks about growth of rootlets from knobs caused by fungus on roots of Cruciferae.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  13 Feb 1880
Classmark:  DAR 148: 370
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12478

To A. S. Wilson   20 February 1880

Summary

Speculates on origin of habit [of insects?] of laying eggs on plants of certain families.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  20 Feb 1880
Classmark:  DAR 148: 371
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12495

From A. S. Wilson   5 January 1880

Summary

Results of his second year of experiments with Russian wheat varieties will be published in Gardeners’ Chronicle [n.s. 13 (1880): 108, 172–3].

Observations on germination of wheat.

Author:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 181: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12404

From A. S. Wilson   17 February 1880

Summary

On clubroot fungus of cultivated Cruciferae.

Will give Russian wheat varieties another trial.

Author:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1880
Classmark:  DAR 181: 116
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12490
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