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Charles Darwin was an English scientist best known for his contributions to the theory of evolution and his belief in natural selection. Darwin’s writings remain popular and influential in science today. This edition of The Power of Movement in Plants includes a table of contents.
About the Author
Date of Birth:February 12, 1809
Date of Death:April 19, 1882
Place of Birth:Shrewsbury, England
Place of Death:London, England
Education:B.A. in Theology, Christ¿s College, Cambridge University, 1831
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. The circumnutating movements of seedling plants; 2. General considerations on the movements and growth of seedling plants; 3. Sensitiveness of the apex of the radicle to contact and to other irritants; 4. The circumnutating movements of the several parts of mature plants; 5. Modified circumnutation: climbing plants, epinastic and hyponastic movements; 6. Modified circumnutation: sleep or nyctitropic movements, their use, sleep of cotyledons; 7. Modified circumnutation: nyctitropic or sleep movements of leaves; 8. Modified circumnutation: movements excited by light; 9. Sensitiveness of plants to light: its transmitted effects; 10. Modified circumnutation: movements excited by gravitation; 11. Localised sensitiveness to gravitation and its transmitted effects; 12. Summary and concluding remarks; Index.