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charles bonnet in Science
Bonnet
  (bô-ně')   
Swiss naturalist who discovered parthenogenesis when he observed that aphid eggs could develop without fertilization. Bonnet was also one of the first scientists to study photosynthesis.
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  • charles bonnet is the author of a splendid work, full of noble and lofty thoughts, on this subject.

    Reincarnation Th. Pascal
  • charles bonnet made the extraordinary discovery that aphides can increase and multiply without the intervention of the sexes.

    The Insect World Louis Figuier
  • Having taken these precautions, charles bonnet was perfectly certain of being able to observe his prisoner at his ease.

    The Insect World Louis Figuier
  • charles bonnet was both a scientific man and a philosopher, while Amiel belonged to the latter class only.

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