For almost a hundred years, the Willie Commelin Scholten laboratory was the hub of phytopathology research in the Netherlands, where generations of students learned the principles of plant pathology.In Splendid Isolationreconstructs the history of this unique institution, from its beginnings as a small private laboratory in the late nineteenth century to its final days as a renowned university research center. This unique volume chronicles how the laboratory's scientific reputation spread far beyond the country's borders as it diagnosed and researched thousands of plant diseases.
Subjects: History, Sociology, General Science, Botany & Plant Sciences
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