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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 XI
New York: Luther Burbank Press, 1914

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece] A basket of chestnuts

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

[Contents] Volume XI -- by chapters

Foreword to volume XI

[Nuts as a profitable crop -- the business side of nut growing], pp. [unnumbered]-[33]

[The paper-shell and other walnuts -- the method used to produce them], pp. [34]-[61]

[The almond and its improvement -- can it be grown inside of the peach], pp. [62]-[94]

The chestnut -- bearing nuts at six months -- a tree which responds to education, pp. [95]-129

[The hickory nut -- and other nuts -- improvements which have been wrought and some suggestions], pp. [130]-[153]

[On growing trees for lumber -- ideas on profitable reforestation], pp. [154]-[192]

The production of a quick-growing walnut -- the Burbank royal and other experiments, pp. [193]-237

[Trees whose products are useful substances -- from the sugar maple to the turpentine tree], pp. [238]-[269]

[Trees and shrubs for shade and ornament -- some miscellaneous tree experiments], pp. [270]-303 ff.

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

[Cover]


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