Robert Emerson's 1949 Stephen Hales Prize Lecture: "Photosynthesis and the World"

Historical Perspectives on Plant Science

Robert Emerson (1903–1959; Fig. 1) was awarded the Stephen Hales Prize by the American Society of Plant Physiologists (ASPP; now the American Society of Plant Biologists, ASPB) in 1948 for his work on photosynthesis. His lecture was delivered at the 1949 ASPP annual meeting and is transcribed here.

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