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Julius Sachs (1832–1897)

Sachs, Julius von. A German botanist; born in Breslau, Oct. 2, 1832; died at Würzburg, May 29, 1897. He paid special attention to the effects of light and heat upon plants. His great work ‘History of Botany’ (1875) covers the period 1500–1860. He also published ‘Lectures on Plant Physiology’ (1882), and a series of ‘Treatises’ (1892) on the same subject; also a ‘Manual of Botany’ (English eds. 1875 and 1892).