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J. E. Weaver, Botany Papers

Identifier: RG-12-07-13

Scope and Contents

The Weaver Papers consist of original publications and reprints of articles written by Weaver. The majority of the publications focus on prairie grasses and grassland climates and include topics such as the composition, degeneration, and regeneration of prairie grasses, the effects of drought and cattle on grasslands, and the root development of midwestern grasses. The papers also contain several bibliographies of Weaver's work, biographical materials, and photographs of Weaver and selected grass seed plants.


  • 1917-1963



1.1 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 1 OS folder)

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Related Materials

Weaver, J.E., Frank C. Jean and John W. Crist. Development and Activities of Roots of Crop Plants; A Study in Crop Ecology. Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1922.

__________. Ecological Relations of Roots. Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1919.

__________and F.W. Albertson. Grasslands of the Great Plains: Their Nature and Use. Lincoln, Neb., Johnsen Pub. Co. [1956].

__________. Native Vegetation of Nebraska. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press [1965].

__________. North American Prairie. Lincoln, Neb., Johnsen Pub. Co. [1954].

__________and Frederic E. Clements. Plant Ecology. New York [etc.] McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1929.

__________. Prairie Plants and Their Environment; a Fifiy-year Study in the Midwest. Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press [1968].

__________. Root Development in the Grassland Formation, a Correlation of Root Systems of Native Vegetation and Crop Plants. Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1920.

__________. Study of Amygdalus Persica. Unpublished thesis, 1910.

__________. A Study of the Vegetation of Southeastern Washington and Adjacent Idaho. Lincoln, Neb., 1917.

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