Luther Burbank. His Methods and Discoveries. Vol. V.
- Luther Burbank. His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application. Vol. V.
- Luther Burbank
- John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams
- Luther Burbank Press
- Place of Printing:
- New York and London
- Date of Printing:
- McCune Location:
Author and Commentators
Luther Burbank (1849-1926). Botanist and horticulturist. Born in Massachusetts, Burbank moved to Santa Rosa, CA where he created hundreds of varieties of plants.
Henry Smith Williams (1863-1943). Physician, lawyer, author.
This set of books were prepared from Burbank’s original field notes covering more than 100,000 experiments made during forty years devoted to plant improvement, with the assistance of the Luther Burbank Society and its entire membership. Note: Some pages of this book are unopened due to a printing error and cannot be easily read.
- I. How the Plum Followed the Potato.
- II. Four Burbank Plums and How They Were Made.
- III. The Greatest Plum of All – the Prune.
- IV. Four Burbank Prunes and How They Were Made.
- V. Plums and Prunes Without Stones and Seeds.
- VI. Planning an Ideal Plum or Prune.
- VII. New Plums and Prunes in the Process of Making.
- VIII. What the Burbank Plums and Prunes Have Earned.
- IX. Accomplishing the Impossible – the Plumcot.
- List of Direct Color Photograph Prints.
SpineCoverTitleCopyrightContentsBlood Plum of SatsumaChp 1 How Plum Followed PotatoTypical Chinese PlumTypical Satsuma Plum TreeFruit of Burbank PlumTree of Burbank PlumCrossed PlumsEarly Burbank-Sansuma CrossPrize PlumSultan PlumSultan Plum TreeBurbank-Satsuma PlumLief PlumPlums of Chinese, Korean, & Siberian Types Typical American Wild PlumGiant MaritimaLate ShipperKelsey-Satsuma HybridJordan Plum FruitsTri-Parental SeedlingChallenge PlumA Faulty BeautySanta Rosa PlumFormosa Plum FruitFormosa Plum Tree in BloomBeauty Plum FruitsWickson PlumWickson HybridChp 3 The Greatest Plum of All - the PrunePrune D'agen FruitGiant Prune & Its ParentsVeritable GiantGiant PrunePrunes Drying on the TreePrune Tree in BlossomThinning a Prune TreeTypical Prune ClusterPrune ClusterPrune DryingSplendor PruneChp 4 Four Burbank Prunes and the Work Behind ThemSplendor Prune Graft in BlossomFruits of the Sugar PruneStandard PruneSugar Prunes & Standard Prunes ComparedFirst Stoneless PruneSuccess at LastThe Conquest & Its ParentsStoneless BeautiesOne of the First Stoneless PlumsChp 5 Plums and Prunes without Stones & SeedsA Curious FruitNot So Good as They LookStoneless AnomaliesSmall But LusciousLarge & LusciousStriking ContrastStoneless but UnremarkableAbsolutely StonelessGee Whiz Plum Tree in BlossomChp 6 Planning an Ideal Plum or PruneIdeal Plum TreeSpur BearingSkin TexturePractically Perfect Plum TreeIdeal FoliageProtective FoliageFoliage ProtectionIdeal Root SystemProgressive RipeningIdeal Form & BloomIdeal Form with Flesh to MatchEven RipeningSeedling Red Leaved PlumChp 7 New Plums and PrunesEgg Bartlett PlumJune 25th Plum FruitsThree-String Plum FruitApple PlumAnother View of Apple PlumFirm Sweet Plum FruitsGlobe Plum FruitsEarly Crimson Plum FruitHome Chestnut PlumTurkey Egg PlumBully PlumBig & Handsome But NamelessTypical Wild Worthless Plum Seedling Small, Poor FoliageFoliage of Fair PromiseTypical Good BearerPurple Leaf PlumPurpled Leaved PlumA Diseased SpecimentA WeaklingLeaves Showing Mixed InheritanceTree of VigorSiberian ApricotChp 9 Accomplishing the Impossible - the PlumcotOdd PlumcotSweet PlumcotIntermediate Form of PlumcotPlum-Like PlumcotAbundance PlumcotSuperior PlumcotBest PlumcotCherry PlumcotPlumcot Seedling ClusterPlumcotCluster of Apex Plumcots List of Photographs