Exploring and communicating knowledge of trees in the early Royal Society
作者: Beryl Hartley
刊名: Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 2010, Vol.64 (3), pp.229-250
来源数据库: Royal Society
DOI: 10.1098/rsnr.2009.0079
关键词: early Royal SocietyJohn EvelynStephen Halesnatural historyexperiments and field trialscommunicating knowledge of trees
原始语种摘要: For nearly 150 years after its foundation, Fellows of the Royal Society collected information on trees, investigated their anatomy and physiology, promoted planting and improved planting practices, and introduced, naturalized and classified foreign species. Their discoveries and advice were widely disseminated and used. Historians have generally neglected this interest, although the Society's first publication was an influential work on trees. They have also overlooked the significance of Stephen Hales's remark in Vegetable Staticks—that he hoped his enquiries into the nature of plants would improve skills in agriculture and gardening—and his linking of sap movement to tree pruning. Fellows' experiments and field trials not only advanced knowledge of the structure, nutrition and growth of...
全文获取路径: The Royal Society 

  • Royal 皇家的英国的
  • knowledge 知识
  • communicating 通信
  • instructions 使用说瞄
  • early 
  • naturalized 驯化的
  • publication 公布
  • cultivating 栽培
  • pruning 剪枝
  • disseminated 浸染的