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The Various Contrivances By Which Orchids Are Fertilized By Insects

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Botany

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8460893M
    ISBN 101417921560
    ISBN 109781417921560
    OCLC/WorldCa61679263

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The Various Contrivances By Which Orchids Are Fertilized By Insects by Charles Darwin Download PDF EPUB FB2

First ed. published in under title: On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects. Subjects Fertilization of plants by insects, Orchids, ReproductionBook Edition: 2d Ed. RECORD: Darwin, C.

On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing. London: John Murray. REVISION HISTORY: Scanned, OCRed and corrected by John van Wyhe ; further corrections RN5. NOTE: See R. Freeman's bibliographical introduction.

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Charles Darwin. Appleton and Company, - Fertilization of plants - pages. 0 Reviews. The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids Are Fertilized by Insects | With illustrations. A volume by Darwin the British naturalist who became famous for his theories of evolution and natural selection.

InDarwin took a break from writing his book on animal domestication and went on holiday with his daughter, Henrietta, to Torquay on the Devon coast. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

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"List of papers and books bearing on the fertilisation of the Orchideae, which have been published since the appearance of the first edition of this work inarranged in chronological order": Edition: 2d Ed., Rev.

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New York, D. Appleton and Co., Get this from a library. The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilized by insects. [Charles Darwin]. After reading a selection of letters about Darwin’s work with orchids and Chapter 1 of Darwin’s book On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, the students found it useful to learn about orchids in a more experiential environment.

On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects: And on the Good Effects of Intercrossing.

Charles Darwin. John Page 1 - The object of the work is to show that the contrivances by which orchids are fertilized are as varied and almost as perfect as any of the most beautiful adaptations in the animal. Buy Various Contrivances by Which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, The by Charles Darwin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low 4/5(1). "The object of the following work is to show that the contrivances by which Orchids are fertilised, are as varied and almost as perfect as any of the most beautiful adaptations in the animal kingdom; and, secondly, to show that these contrivances have for their main object the fertilisation of each : FIRST EDITION OF DARWIN ON ORCHIDS.

DARWIN, Charles. On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids Are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing. London: John Murray, Octavo, original full plum cloth gilt. Housed in. The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 17 by Charles Darwin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(22).

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The various contrivances by which orchids are fertilized by insects () ().jpg × 1,; KB. In Charles Darwin: The patriarch in his home laboratory. Origin was, to everyone’s surprise, The Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects ().

He showed that the orchid’s beauty was not a piece of floral whimsy “designed” by God to please humans but honed by selection to attract insect cross-pollinators.

An exact Facsimile copy of the sought after first edition () of Darwin's work on orchids. His fascinating account of the contrivances by which the elaborate flowers of orchids are fertilized is the result of observations by the author in their place of growth along with numerous experiments he undertook at his home in Kent.

On the Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing. London: J.

Murray, First edition. [zoom] Watching insects move in and out of many different species of orchids led. The Varios Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects, second edition 4. The Different Forms of Flowers,second edition 5. The Power of Movement in plants,second edition 6.

History. Some of the first investigations on Coryanthes were published by Cruger in Charles Darwin describes his observations and experiments on some species of Coryanthes in his book The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects.

However, Darwin thought it was the female bees that were doing the fertilizing, and it was almost years before the role Family: Orchidaceae. Page:On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of From Wikisource.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This page has been proofread, but needs to be validated. The first book was On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are Fertilized by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing, published by John Murray in The book contained the detailed observations that he thought necessary to support his theory of natural selection, focusing on the complex interplay between.

That insects do their work effectually, the following cases show: A rather young spike, with many buds in the upper part, had the pollinia unremoved from the seven upper flowers, but they had been completely removed from the ten lower flowers: there was pollen on the stigmas of six of these ten lower flowers.

READINGS ON CONTRIVANCES: Questions for Reading and Discussion panda’s thumb and the contrivances of orchids as your support, explain Gould’s point in using this *On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids Are File Size: KB. His subsequent opus, On the Various Contrivances by Which British Orchids are Fertilized by Insects, laid the foundation for studying pollination biology in orchids.

Day, John (—) Influential orchid hobbyist of his time, he became famous for his excellent orchid drawings and paintings, with nearly 3, illustrations of cultivated. The Works of Charles Darwin, Vol. Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized Paul H.

Barrett and R. Freeman (eds) Publisher: Routledge; The Works of Charles Darwin. Instead, he wrote his most obscure work, a book entitled: On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids Are Fertilized by Insects (). Darwin's many excursions into the minutiae of natural history—he wrote a taxonomy of barnacles, a book on climbing plants, and a treatise on the formation of vegetableFile Size: 31KB.

Research for his books, On the Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects and The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants, once again turned his workshop and now his garden into a place of constant activity.

Unlike during his pigeon period, there was little carnage, except when his interest briefly turned to insect-eating. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids Are Fertilized by Insects at nd: Darwin Charles. This book influenced Darwin ’ s development of his theory of evolution by natural selection, which culminated in the publication of On the Origin of Species ().

Sprengel ’ s work also stimulated Darwin ’ s subsequent study of orchids, and he wrote The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids Are Fertilized by Insects (). His first book after “Origin” was on orchids.

Here’s a list of all of Darwin’s books, from All of Darwin's Books. All 25 Books of Charles Darwin: late May The three volume narrative of the Beagle voyage "Journal of Researches into the Natural.

The short title, Fertilization of Orchids, gave little hint of its main hypothesis, unlike its full and explanatory title, On the Various Contrivances By Which British and Foreign Orchids Are Fertilized By Insects, and On the Good Effects of Intercrossing ().

Among the orchids studied by Darwin were a large number of tropical species Brand: University of Chicago Press.