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  • Beet-rot, turnip disease, wet-rot of potatoesthat we have to consider each case separately.
  • Metamorphosis.It has already been pointed out that each kind of member of the body may present a variety of forms. For example, a stem may be a tree-trunk, or a twining stem, or a tendril, or a thorn, or a creeping rhizome, or a tuber; a leaf may be a green foliage-leaf, or a scale protecting a bud, or a tendril, or a pitcher, or a floral leaf, either sepal, petal, stamen or carpel (sporophyll); a root may be a fibrous root, or a swollen tap-root like that of the beet or the turnip. All these various forms are organs discharging some special function, and are examples of what Wolff called modification, and Goethe metamorphosis.
  • The phosphate thus produced forms an efficacious turnip manure, and is quite equal in value to that produced from any other source.
  • Blith's book is the first systematic work in which there are some traces of alternate husbandry or the practice of interposing clover and turnip between culmiferous crops.
  • Townshend's belief in the growing of turnips gained him the nickname of " Turnip Townshend."

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