Julius Sachs (1832 - 1897)
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BiographyEminent German botanist who did more than anyone else to switch the study of botany over from a taxonomical discipline to a biological one. His Lehrbuch was the standard textbook for many years.
Selected PublicationsJulius Sachs (1874) Lehrbuch der Botanik
Julius Sachs (1875) Geschichte der Botanik vom 16. Jahrhundert bis 1860 (The story of botany, from the 16th century to 1860)
Sachs' propagandic take on who of his predecessors were most important
Julius Sachs, Alfred William Bennett & William Turner Thiselton-Dyer (1875) Text-book of botany, morphological and physiological
Bennett's translation of Sachs' monumental textbook.
Julius Sachs (1887) Lectures on the physiology of plants
Julius Sachs (1888) Erfahrungen über die Behandlung chlorotischer Gartenpflanzen (Experiences in the treatment of chlorosis in garden plants)
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