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Extrait des Annales des Sciences Naturelles

By Pierre Paul Deherain

c.1873 - Paris - Librairie de G. Masson

10" by 6"; 65pp., 25pp., 11pp., 19pp.,, 321-390pp., 39pp., 4pp.

 

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A collection of scientific articles from the French publication Des Annales Des Sciences Naturelles by P. P. Deherain.

In French.

Containing  Recherches sur L'Assimilation des Substances Minerales par Les Plantes by M. P. P. Deherain, Recherches sur L'Emploi Agricole des Sels de Potasse by M. P-P. Deherain, Recherches sur L'Emploi Agricole des Sels de Potasse, Deuxieme Serie D'Essais by M. P-P. Deherain, Sur L'Evaporation de L'eau et La Decomposition de L'Acide Carbonique Par Les Feuilles des Vegetaux by P.P. Deherain, Recherches sur L'Absorption D'Oxygene et L'Emission d'Acide Carbonique par Les Plantes Maintenues dans L'obscurite by P. P. Deherain and H. Moissan, Recherches sur L'Intervention de L'Azote Atmospherique dans la Vegetation by P. P. Deherain, Sur Les Metamorphese et les Migrations des Principes Immediats dans les Vegetaux Herbaces by P. P. Deherain.

Pierre Paul Dehrain (19 April 1830 in Paris 7 December 1902) is notably the doctoral advisor of the Nobel Prize winner Henri Moissan.

Dehrain was a plant physiologist and studied the absorption of carbon dioxide by plants and the effect of artificial light, especially ultra violet rays, on plants. He showed that plants do not absorb only those minerals that are beneficial, as previously thought, but absorb all of them and then use those that they need - so that consumption regulates absorption. He discovered respiration by plant roots and investigated the effect of different minerals on the growth of fruits. He also studied effect of crop rotation on soil quality.

Binder's label of E. Baily, Cirencester to front pastedown.

CONDITION

In a half-calf binding. Externally sound, though with some rubbing and marks. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional bookplate and ink stamp to front pastedown. Pages are bright, though with some scattered spotting typical of French books of this era. Overall: GOOD.

 


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