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Agricultural science, plant breeding and the emergence of a Mendelian system in Britain, 1880-1930

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  title={Agricultural science, plant breeding and the emergence of a Mendelian system in Britain, 1880-1930},
  author={Berris Charnley},
  year={2011}
}
Following Thomas P. Hughes’s systems approach in the history of technology, and making use of previously unexamined sources, this dissertation seeks to show that the development of British Mendelism may be explained, and the success it enjoyed more accurately gauged, by analysing the emergence of a system whose elements justified the theory, protected it, made it useful, and slowly territorialized the world. Accordingly, the analysis will cover the principle elements of this system: the system… 
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