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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 VII
New York: Luther Burbank Press, 1914

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] Artichoke blossoms

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

[Contents] Volume VII -- by chapters

Foreword to volume VII

[How to get the most out of the garden -- a preliminary outline], pp. [unnumbered]-[38]

Some common garden plants and their improvement -- half hour experiments with many plants, pp. [39]-72

Peas and beans as money crops -- improvements which promise much, pp. [73]-[108]

The tomato -- and an interesting experiment -- a plant which bore potatoes below and tomatoes above, pp. [109]-144

Pink chives and other foods for flavor -- some successful work with the onion family, pp. [145]-177

[Artichokes and some garden specialties -- finding new food plants wild in the woods], pp. [178]-[208]

Winter rhubarb -- and other interesting exotics -- the possibilities when plants are brought from the tropics, pp. [209]-[237]

[The camassia -- will it supplant the potato], pp. [238]-[265]

[The potato itself -- who will improve it further? -- no plant is ever a finished product -- potato suggestions], pp. [266]-302 ff.

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

[Cover]


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