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The aim of this book is to give an introduction to the essential principles of genetics and cytology: and account of recent result in relation to horticulture. The cytologists who are studying the life- history of the cell and the intricate processes of the germ - cell formation, and the geneticist, who is concerned with the consequences of these processes, have elucidated a numbers of problems which directly concern the horticulturist. The engaged people in the breeding and rising of productive forms of commercial value, the chromosomes, the principal vehicles of heredity, are of great importance. The book will be hope, serve as an introduction to the science of genetics, and particularly in its applications to horticulture.