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Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application

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Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926. Whitson, John; John, Robert; Williams, Henry Smith, 1863-1943, Editor
Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application
Volume II
New York: Luther Burbank Press, 1914

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] Shasta daisies by Mr. Burbank's porch

[Title page] Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application

[Contents] Volume II -- by chapters

Foreword to volume II

[The shasta daisy -- how a troublesome weed was remade into a beautiful flower], pp. [unnumbered]-[39]

The white blackberry -- how a color transformation was brought about, pp. [40]-[72]

The scented calla -- how fragrance was instilled in a scentless flower, pp. [73]-[101]

[The stoneless plum -- an experiment in teaching a plant economy], pp. [102]-[136]

The royal walnut -- speeding the growth of a leisurely tree, pp. [137]-[168]

The winter rhubarb -- making a crop for a high-priced market, pp. [169]-[199]

[The Burbank cherry -- the explanation of a double improvement], pp. [200]-[233]

[The sugar prune -- how a tree was changed to fit the weather], pp. [234]-[269]

[Some interesting failures -- the petunia with the tobacco habit -- and others], pp. [270]-302 ff.

[Index] List of direct color photograph prints in volume II

[Cover]


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