The Plum's Perishable Bloom
From this direct color photograph print the result of handling plums may be imagined. These plums have been defaced merely by the swishing of the branches of the tree on which they grew. Since the bloom suggests the freshness of the fruit, its perishability is a great drawback in handling and shipping plums to the market.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 1 Chapter 8