EXPLORING AND COMMUNICATING KNOWLEDGE OF TREES IN THE EARLY ROYAL SOCIETY
作者: Beryl Hartley
刊名: Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, 2010, Vol.64 (3), pp.229-250
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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...
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  • influential 有影响的
  • remark 注意
  • empirical 经验的
  • improved 改进
  • information 报告
  • evidence 
  • interest 兴趣
  • generally 通常
  • gardening 园艺
  • years 年代