This view, taken on one of Mr. Burbank's experiment farms at seed time, will give an idea of the magnitude of the experiments that are carried out. Quantity production is the motto that has all along inspired Mr. Burbank, and to which he in large measure ascribes his success. By producing enormous numbers of seedlings he has rare opportunity for selection. The method is wasteful, like the methods of nature herself; but it leads to marvelous results.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 2 Chapter 9