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" Even slow-breeding man has doubled in twenty-five years, and at this rate, in a few thousand years, there would literally not be standing room for his progeny. Linnaeus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only two seeds — and there is no... "
A Primer of Darwinism and Organic Evolution - Page 58
by Joseph Young Bergen, Fanny Dickerson Bergen - 1890 - 261 pages
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 50

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1860
...thousand years, there would literally not be stain!. ugroorn for his progeny. Linnaius has calculated lhal if an annual plant produced only two seeds — and...would be a million plants. The elephant is reckoned to be the slowest breeder of all known animals, and I have taken some pains to estimate its probable...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1860
...rate, in a few thousand years, there would literally not be standing room for his progeny. Linnseus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only...produced two, and so on, then in twenty years there would ho ;x million plants. The elephant is reckoned to he the slowest breeder of alt known animals, and...
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All the Year Round, Volume 3

1860
...that if an annual plant produced only two seeds—and there is no plant so unproductive as this—and their seedlings next year produced two, and so on, then, in twenty years, there would be a million of plants. As a consequence, the weakest goes to the wall; it is a race for life, with the deuce taking...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...rate, in a few thousand years, there would literally not be standing room for his progeny. Linnaeus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only...would be a million plants. The elephant is reckoned to be the slowest breeder of all known animals, and I have taken some pains to estimate its probable...
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The Theological and Literary Journal, Volume 13

1861
...rate, in a few thousand years, there would literally uoe be standing room for his progeny. Linn&us has calculated that if an annual plant produced only...on, then in twenty years there would be a million of plants. The elephant is reckoned to be the slowest breeder of all animals ; and I have taken some...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History, Volume 19

Natural history - 1861
...not be standing room for his progeny. Linneus has calculated that if an annual plant produced ouly two seeds — and there is no plant so unproductive...this — and their seedlings next year produced two seeds, and so on, in thirty years there would be a million plants. The elephant is reckoned the slowest...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1864 - 440 pages
...rate, in a few thousand years, there would literally not be standing room for his progeny. Linnaeus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only...would be a million plants. The elephant is reckoned to be the slowest breeder of all known animals, and I have taken some pains to estimate its probable...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1866 - 593 pages
...rate, in a few thousand years, there would literally not be standing-room for his progeny. Linnaeus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only two seeds — and there is no plant nearly so unproductive as this — and their seedlings next year produced two, and so on, then in twenty...
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The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and ...

James Samuelson, Henry Lawson, William Sweetland Dallas - Science - 1867
...this rate, in a few thousand years there would literally not be standing-room for his progeny. LinnKus has calculated that if an annual plant produced only two seeds, and there is no plant nearly so unproductive as this, and these seedlings next yearproduced two, and so on, then in twenty...
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Darwinia: Essays and Reviews Pertaining to Darwinism

Asa Gray - Evolution (Biology) - 1877 - 404 pages
...that if an annual plant produced only two seeds—and there is no plant so unproductive as this—and their seedlings next year produced two, and so on,...would be a million plants. The elephant is reckoned to be the slowest breeder of all known animals, and I have taken some pains to estimate its probable...
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