His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application: Vol.II

His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application: Vol.II

by Luther Burbank

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780898752953
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific
Publication date: 07/28/2001
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword3
IThe Shasta Daisy: --How a Troublesome Weed Was Remade Into a Beautiful Flower7
IIThe White Blackberry: --How a Color Transformation Was Brought About39
IIIThe Scented Calla: --How Fragrance Was Instilled in a Scentless Flower73
IVThe Stoneless Plum: --An Experiment in Teaching a Plant Economy103
VThe Royal Walnut: --Speeding the Growth of a Leisurely Tree137
VIThe Winter Rhubarb: --Making a Crop for a High Priced Market169
VIIThe Burbank Cherry: --The Explanation of a Double Improvement201
VIIIThe Sugar Prune: --How a Tree Was Changed to Fit the Weather235
IXSome Interesting Failures: --The Petunia With the Tobacco Habit--and Others271
List of Direct Color Photograph Prints305

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