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A Vitamin from Plant Pigments by T. W. Goodwin, D.se . of the Department of Biochemistry,
University of Liverpool
In a previous Science Survey Dr. Goodwin spoke about the orange pigments that are revealed as autumn colours when supplies of chlorophyll fail, and he showed that the ' hidden pigments' are a necessary part of plant life. Now he takes the story a stage further and explains that these pigments are essential to all higher animals because they are, in fact, raw materials from which animals build up an indispensable vitamin.


Unknown: T. W. Goodwin, D.Se


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Professor John P. Hudson discusses problems of seed germination
Fred Streeter 's Choice:
F. R. McQuown makes some suggestions for filling the gaps with annuals


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Professor John P. Hudson
Unknown: Fred Streeter


A weekly magazine
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley including:
Georgie Henschel : Lost with a baby in Wales!
The Insurance Consultant: a Comprehensive Policy-
(a) What is covered? (b) Who is covered?
Tips on the care of your car The week's motoring news
Edited by H. Saunders-Jacobs


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Georgie Henschel
Edited By: H. Saunders-Jacobs

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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