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Talk for Sixth Forms


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' Science '
' Making New Plants'
J. B. S. HALDANE , F.R.S., Professor of Genetics in the University of London
This afternoon J. B. S. Haldane talks to Schools for the second time this term. Listeners will remember how welcome was his last microphone visit in October, when he explained how divers and airmen manage to breathe at abnormal pressures. The broadcast today promises to be just as interesting, for Professor Haldane is to deal with the subject of breeding and cross-breeding of plants. In recent years the scientific study of plant reproduction has been well rewarded. As the result of experiments, certain plants can now be so transformed as to be of more use to man. Seeds can be lessened in number or even eliminated to make fruit or vegetables more palatable, for instance.


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