The Movement of Plants

#OTD  Today is the birthday of the third son of Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin - known to his family as Frank.

Francis published the results of his work with his dad in a book called The Movement of Plants. The book details their experiments, which showed that young grass seedlings grow toward the light.

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Francis Darwin
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