158) which speaks of the university as his "mother who brought him forth into the light of knowledge and nourished him with the alimony of all the sciences."
Nature of the Food of Planls.The recognition of the fundamental identity of the living substance in animals and plants has directed attention to the manner in which plants are nourished, and especially to the exact nature of their food.
We find them to consist of representatives of the great classes of foodstuffs on which animal protoplasm is nourished, and whose presence renders seeds such valuable material for animal consumptien.
The general vegetable protoplasm has not the capacity of being nourished by inorganic substances which are denied to the living substance of the animal world.
It is certain that their protoplasm cannot be nourished by inorganic compounds of nitrogen, any more than that of animals.
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