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11/04/1926 American botanist Luther Burbank dies


Luther Burbank and His Experiment Farm


Southwest Parks and Gardens - Luther Burbank Home and Gardens


Luther Burbank: Garden Pioneer

Burbank was one of the pioneers of the agricultural science. In his 55-year carrier, he developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants. Most known are Shasta daisy, the fire poppy, July Elberta peach, the Santa Rosa plum, the Flaming Gold nectarine or the Wickson plum. Russet Burbank potato is a potato cultivar named after him.
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    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Life and work 

    • Burbank creations 

    • Intraspecific breeding 

    • Eugenics 

    • Classical plant breeding 

    • Mass selection 

    • Death 

    • Legacy