By: PUNNETT, Reginald Crundall (1875-1967).
In: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Vol. XV, October 26, 1908 - June 6, 1910. C, University Press, 1910.: 1910
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218 x 149 mm. 8vo. Pages 92-93. [Entire volume: x, 605 pp.] Quarter navy blue morocco, morocco corners, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt spine; rubbed, spine faded. Ex library blind stamp of the Carnegie Institution, Washington. Fine. FIRST EDITION. "In 1901, while convalescing from an appendectomy, Punnett became interested in a report that sex rations can be influenced by diet; and he decided to test this hypothesis experimentally by using mice. On his return to Cambridge in 1902, he wrote to Bateson, who was conducting Mendelian experimentation in Grantchester, and asked if his propo... View More...