How Plants Are Trained To Work For Man (volume 1); Plant Breeding

Paperback | January 13, 2012

byLuther Burbank

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS VOLUME I Luther Burbank Frontispiece PAGE A Cross Of Orange And Lemon ... 40 Thornless Blackberry Blossoms ... 44 A Large, Late-bearing Red Seedling Cherry 50 Ordinary Field Corn And Its Tiny Parent 62 An Experiment In Corn 66 Armored Against Its Enemies .... 70 Improved And Wild Cacti Still Bear Leaves 76 Contrasting Types Of Cactus .... 80 Vestigial Leaves ...... -.. 86 A Beautiful Flowering Cactus . .: :., 90 This Plant Eats And Digests Insects . 104 A New Plum And Its Wild Ancestor . . 108 The Burbank Potato 114 The Geranium Ready To Receive Pollen . 120 A Pollen-laden Bee 124 Arum Dracunculus--A Fly-loving Flower 130 The Coconut's Three Eyes 138 The Devil's Claw--I 140 The Devil's Claw--II 142 The Devil's Claw--III 144 The Snowball--Cultivated And Wild . . 152 Some Forms Of Corn ....... 162 Variation In Corn Seed ...... 166 Rainbow Corn .. 170 Vol. 1--Bur A PAGE California Poppy (Eschscholtzia) ... 176 A Burbank Bonfire 180 The California Poppy Turned Crimson . 184 The California Poppy Turning White . 188 Star--Chilean Wild Flower ... . 192 A Bed Of Chinese Pinks 196 Sample Of An Improved Gladiolus . . . 200 At The Door 208 The New Amaryllis And Its Parents , . 214 More Than Five Hundred Kinds On One Tree 218 Two Seedling Types Of Cherries . . . 222 Some Of The 400 Come To Judgment . . 226 Some Hybrid Blackberry Canes . . . 238 Variations In Walnuts 248 A Heavy-bearing Seedling 254 The Plum's Perishable Bloom .... 264 White And Crimson Side By Side . . . 294 The Shasta Daisy . . . . 302 The Shasta Daisy And Two Of Its Relatives 308 Shasta Daisies -- Curious Tubular Ray Flowers 314 A Beautiful Laciniated Type .... 320 The Crystal White, So Called .... 330 Signs Of Success--Larger Yellow-white Be...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS VOLUME I Luther Burbank Frontispiece PAGE A Cross Of Orange And Lemon ... 40 Thornless Blackberry Blossoms ... ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217848281

ISBN - 13:9780217848282

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