Title: Luther Burbank, his methods and discoveries and their practical application;
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926 Whitson, John John, Robert Williams, Henry Smith, 1863-1943 Luther Burbank society
Subjects: Plant breeding
Publisher: New York, London, Luther Burbank Press
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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tby new experiments, until finally all that remainedof their doctrine had been substantially har-monized with and blended into the broader andearlier theories of Darwinian heredity, only thedoctrine of the continuity of the germ plasm re-maining as a permanent acquisition; so the attemptto make Mendelism comprehend the entire sub-ject of heredity, has necessitated a perpetual modi-fication of the point of view, and an amplificationof the terminology to meet the facts of more com-prehensive experiments, until Mendelism has cometo be harmonized with and blended in the morecomprehensive knowledge of heredity, leavingonly the formulae associated with dominance andrecessiveness to mark the individual contributionof Mendel to the all-comprehending subject ofheredity. —Into an atmosphere of in-quiry and doubt and solicitude,came the document from SantaRosa, ostensibly only a nurserycatalog, but conveying a mes-sage on heredity that madeitself heard far beyond theprovince of the nurseryman.
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A Bed of English Primroses or Cowslips This bed of flowers grew last season beside Mr. Bar-banks greenhouse at Santa Rosa. It shoivs how Mr. Burbank,even when not working for a specific end. delights in getting a num-ber of variations before him. Be inspected these flowers dailu duringheir time of blossoming, and made selections among them; andthough at the time he had no verg specific purpose in so doing.It is more than likely that interesting results willcome of the primrose experiments before theseflowers are banished to make roomfor some other claimantsof space. Luther Burbank—The BearingOF His Work on Human Life —On Improving the Human Plant STUDENTS of heredity are becoming moreand more agreed that the same laws andprinciples apply to the organisms of thevegetable and animal worlds. This is quite whatmight be expected, considering the fundamentalidentity of protoplasm, which is the physical basisof all life. But quite aside from any theoreticaldeductions in the matter, a wid
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