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The Purchaser of the Burbank Potato

The Burbank potato, Mr. Burbank's first important commercial plant development, was purchased by J.J. Gregory, of Marblehead, Mass. Mr. Gregory named the variety the Burbank seedling. Mr Burbank used the money thus acquired (it was only $150) to pay his expenses to California, where he felt that the work of plant development could be carried out under more advantageous conditions.

The Purchaser of the Burbank Potato

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 12 Chapter 1