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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 IX
Luther Burbank Press, 1914

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] The Burbank rose

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

[Contents] Volume IX -- by chapters

Foreword to volume IX

[What to work for in flowers -- and how to proceed], pp. [unnumbered]-40

Working with a universal flower -- the rose -- how the Burbank and other roses were produced, pp. [41]-[69]

[Accomplishing the apparently impossible with the amaryllis -- wonderful new blossoms nearly a foot in width], pp. [70]-[101]

[Bringing forth an entirely new color -- and other important work with poppies], pp. [102]-133

[A daisy which rivals the chrysanthemum -- and other improvements in daises], pp. [134]-[165]

[Making the gladiolus surpass itself -- teaching the plant new habits], pp. [166]-[202]

Experimenting with the responsive dahlia -- an infinity of variation which has only been tapped, pp. [203]-[233]

[The canna and the calla -- some interesting work with lilies], pp. [234]-[268]

The purest white in nature -- striking color changes in the Watsonia, pp. [269]-303 ff.

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

[Cover]


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