Walter Stiles

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Prof Walter Stiles (1886-1966) Stiles was educated at Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith, London, and Emmanuel College, Cambridge where he graduated in the Natural Science Tripos Part I 1907 (First Class), Part II 1909 (First Class). From 1910-1919, Stiles was assistant lecturer in the Department of Botany, University of Leeds, and from 1918-1920 he undertook work for the Food Investigation Board. From 1919-1929 he was Professor of Botany at the University of Reading, and from 1929-1951 he was Mason Professor of Botany at the University of Birmingham. Stiles won the Walsingham Medal at Cambridge in 1911, became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1928 and was awarded an Honorary D.Sc by the University of Nottingham in 1953. He many books and articles, and his contributions on 'Recent advances in plant physiology', published in Science Progress, 1919-1963, based on his own meticulous reading and evaluation of the literature, helped to guide and inform research, especially in permeability, salt absorption, trace elements and nutrition deficiency in plants. >

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VC6, VC9
VC11
VC15
VC17, VC20, VC21, VC24
VC19, VC26, VC28, VC29
VC36
VC64
VC88, VC89

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