Rules and Mechanism of Inhibition and Correlation in the Regeneration of Bryophyllum calycinum

@article{LoebRulesAM,
  title={Rules and Mechanism of Inhibition and Correlation in the Regeneration of Bryophyllum calycinum},
  author={J. Loeb},
  journal={Botanical Gazette},
  volume={60},
  pages={249 - 276}
}
In the phenomena of regeneration the problem of correlation appears, that is, the influence of the whole on the part. A part cut out from a whole organism may regenerate, while no such regeneration will occur so long as the part is not separated from the whole. What are the forces inherent in the whole which exercise the control over the part resulting in the prevention of regeneration ? We cannot form a definite idea of this inhibitory mechanism until we know the laws or rules underlying this… Expand