Julius von Sachs, (born Oct. 2, 1832, Breslau, Ger. [now Wrocław, Pol.]—died May 29, 1897, Würzburg, Ger.), German botanist whose experimental study of nutrition, tropism, and transpiration of water greatly advanced the knowledge of plant physiology, and the cause of experimental biology in general, during the second half of the 19th century.
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Julius von Sachs ( German: [zaks]; 2 October 1832 – 29 May 1897) was a German botanist from Breslau, Prussian Silesia. He is considered the founder of experimental plant physiology and co-founder of modern water culture.
Nov 22, 2012 · Julius von Sachs discovered where starch was made in a plant. Emerging microscopy techniques enabled him to see inside plant cells, where he found chloroplasts. Modern electron microscopes can be ...
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Jan 10, 2022 · Julius von Sachs (1832 -1897). He was a German botanist and physiologist. He achieved fame for his authorship of several books which have been translated to English and became standard textbooks in general botany and plant physiology.
During the second half of the 19th century Julius von Sachs established the main principles of the photosynthetic production of sugars. From then, a growing number of biochemists and physiologists attended to the process, that appeared like a "black box", in order to detect what came in and what went out of it.
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tant contributions to plant biology made by Julius von Sachs (1832– 1897), who quite rightly can be called “the father of plant physiology” (Fig. 1). Although he contributed to virtually every branch of bot-any, Sachs will always be associated with the development of plant physiology and what is known today as plant molecular biology