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Daniel McAlpine and the bitter pit, Douglas G. Parbery

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Daniel McAlpine and the bitter pit
Title
Daniel McAlpine and the bitter pit
Statement of responsibility
Douglas G. Parbery
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a biography of a scientist who pioneered the development of plant pathology in Australia in the 19th and early 20th century, and was internationally acclaimed. After 20 years as a plant pathologist, he was asked to find the cause and cure of a serious physiological disorder of apples. While the cause eluded him, and everyone else for another 60 years, he again won international gratitude for the improvements he brought to the apple industry. However because he did not find the cause, he was deemed to have failed by his political masters who were malignantly influenced by a jealous
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parbery, D. G.
Dewey number
580.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QK31.P37
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McAlpine, Daniel
  • Botanists
  • Bitter pit
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • Bitter pit
  • Botanists
  • Australia
Label
Daniel McAlpine and the bitter pit, Douglas G. Parbery
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-09552-3
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: Origin and Development of a Pioneer Plant Pathologist; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Greatness Forgotten; 1.2 Documents and℗ Letters; References; Chapter 2: Scotland & England; 2.1 Scottish Origin and℗ Early Years; 2.2 Fascination with℗ Geology; 2.3 Undergraduates in℗ London; 2.4 Teaching Atlases and℗ English Texts; 2.5 Academia in℗ Edinburgh; References; Chapter 3: Highly Educated Non-graduate; 3.1 Proof of℗ Appointments in℗ Edinburgh; 3.2 Academic Career; 3.3 Search for℗ Greener Fields; References; Chapter 4: Australia Felix
  • 4.1 Establishment in℗ Australia4.2 Ormond College; 4.3 Auld Po-Tarsh: Victorian College of℗ Pharmacy; 4.4 Research and℗ Other Occupations 1884-1890; 4.5 A New Vocation Beckons; 4.6 Natural Sciences in℗ Nineteenth Century Europe; 4.7 Australia 1788-1890; 4.8 Formal Courses in℗ Plant Pathology; References; Chapter 5: Vegetable Pathologist; 5.1 Devastating Epidemics; 5.2 Founding Australian Plant Pathology; 5.3 Renowned Mycologist; 5.4 McAlpine's Training in℗ Mycology; 5.5 Hallmarks of℗ Rigour and℗ Accuracy; 5.6 Six Australian Books; 5.7 Extra Mural Activities; References
  • Chapter 6: Twenty Years of℗ Plant Pathology in℗ Australia 1890-19106.1 In McAlpine's Own Words; 6.2 What Constitutes Plant Pathology; 6.3 Its Aims and℗ Objectives; 6.4 Means Provided for℗ Investigation and℗ Research; 6.5 Some of℗ the℗ Work Accomplished; 6.6 Problems Awaiting Solution; 6.7 How This Study Has Benefited the℗ Producer; 6.8 Conclusion; 6.9 International Recognition; References; Part II: The Bitter Pit Investigation; Chapter 7: Bitter Pit; 7.1 History of℗ Research into Bitter Pit; 7.2 Bitter Pit in℗ Australia; 7.3 The Economic Importance of℗ Apples; 7.4 An Increasing Problem 1886-1910
  • 7.5 A National Investigation Proposed7.6 The Perth Conference; 7.7 The Ministers Respond; 7.8 The Reluctant Appointee; References; Chapter 8: The Poison Theory; 8.1 Codlin Moth, Lead Arsenate and℗ Bitter Pit; 8.2 Delay, Uncertainty and℗ Objection; 8.3 Penang℗ -- Investigative Journalist; 8.4 The Minister and℗ the℗ Poison Theory; 8.5 Test Committee Fails Ewart and℗ White; References; Chapter 9: A National Investigation; 9.1 Government in℗ Australia; 9.2 Appointment of℗ McAlpine; 9.3 Commonwealth Advisory Committee on℗ Bitter Pit; 9.4 Travel, Distance and℗ Time; References
  • Chapter 10: The First Year 1911-191210.1 Establishing Starting Points; 10.2 The Australian Apple Industry 1900-1911; 10.3 Advisory Committee's First Report; 10.4 The First Year's Accounts; References; Chapter 11: Serious Stumbling Blocks; 11.1 The Irony of℗ Preparation; 11.2 Ewart Corrupts Advisory Committee; 11.3 Distribution of℗ the℗ First Progress Report; References; Chapter 12: The Second Year 1912-1913; 12.1 The Second Progress Report; 12.2 Monthly Reports; 12.3 Long Distance Transport of℗ Meat, Fruit and℗ Vegetables; 12.4 The Voyage of℗ SS Somerset; 12.5 The Advisory Committee's Second Report
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 252 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319095523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-09552-3
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894509064
  • (OCoLC)ocn894509064
Label
Daniel McAlpine and the bitter pit, Douglas G. Parbery
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-09552-3
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: Origin and Development of a Pioneer Plant Pathologist; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Greatness Forgotten; 1.2 Documents and℗ Letters; References; Chapter 2: Scotland & England; 2.1 Scottish Origin and℗ Early Years; 2.2 Fascination with℗ Geology; 2.3 Undergraduates in℗ London; 2.4 Teaching Atlases and℗ English Texts; 2.5 Academia in℗ Edinburgh; References; Chapter 3: Highly Educated Non-graduate; 3.1 Proof of℗ Appointments in℗ Edinburgh; 3.2 Academic Career; 3.3 Search for℗ Greener Fields; References; Chapter 4: Australia Felix
  • 4.1 Establishment in℗ Australia4.2 Ormond College; 4.3 Auld Po-Tarsh: Victorian College of℗ Pharmacy; 4.4 Research and℗ Other Occupations 1884-1890; 4.5 A New Vocation Beckons; 4.6 Natural Sciences in℗ Nineteenth Century Europe; 4.7 Australia 1788-1890; 4.8 Formal Courses in℗ Plant Pathology; References; Chapter 5: Vegetable Pathologist; 5.1 Devastating Epidemics; 5.2 Founding Australian Plant Pathology; 5.3 Renowned Mycologist; 5.4 McAlpine's Training in℗ Mycology; 5.5 Hallmarks of℗ Rigour and℗ Accuracy; 5.6 Six Australian Books; 5.7 Extra Mural Activities; References
  • Chapter 6: Twenty Years of℗ Plant Pathology in℗ Australia 1890-19106.1 In McAlpine's Own Words; 6.2 What Constitutes Plant Pathology; 6.3 Its Aims and℗ Objectives; 6.4 Means Provided for℗ Investigation and℗ Research; 6.5 Some of℗ the℗ Work Accomplished; 6.6 Problems Awaiting Solution; 6.7 How This Study Has Benefited the℗ Producer; 6.8 Conclusion; 6.9 International Recognition; References; Part II: The Bitter Pit Investigation; Chapter 7: Bitter Pit; 7.1 History of℗ Research into Bitter Pit; 7.2 Bitter Pit in℗ Australia; 7.3 The Economic Importance of℗ Apples; 7.4 An Increasing Problem 1886-1910
  • 7.5 A National Investigation Proposed7.6 The Perth Conference; 7.7 The Ministers Respond; 7.8 The Reluctant Appointee; References; Chapter 8: The Poison Theory; 8.1 Codlin Moth, Lead Arsenate and℗ Bitter Pit; 8.2 Delay, Uncertainty and℗ Objection; 8.3 Penang℗ -- Investigative Journalist; 8.4 The Minister and℗ the℗ Poison Theory; 8.5 Test Committee Fails Ewart and℗ White; References; Chapter 9: A National Investigation; 9.1 Government in℗ Australia; 9.2 Appointment of℗ McAlpine; 9.3 Commonwealth Advisory Committee on℗ Bitter Pit; 9.4 Travel, Distance and℗ Time; References
  • Chapter 10: The First Year 1911-191210.1 Establishing Starting Points; 10.2 The Australian Apple Industry 1900-1911; 10.3 Advisory Committee's First Report; 10.4 The First Year's Accounts; References; Chapter 11: Serious Stumbling Blocks; 11.1 The Irony of℗ Preparation; 11.2 Ewart Corrupts Advisory Committee; 11.3 Distribution of℗ the℗ First Progress Report; References; Chapter 12: The Second Year 1912-1913; 12.1 The Second Progress Report; 12.2 Monthly Reports; 12.3 Long Distance Transport of℗ Meat, Fruit and℗ Vegetables; 12.4 The Voyage of℗ SS Somerset; 12.5 The Advisory Committee's Second Report
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 252 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319095523
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-09552-3
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894509064
  • (OCoLC)ocn894509064

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