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The Shasta and a Selected European Ox-Eye

The direct color photograph print above gives a good comparative idea of the difference in size between the average Shasta daisy and the largest of its European parents. The European Ox-Eye, at the right above, is perhaps three times as large as the average of its kind, and represents an improvement in size and form brought purely through selection.

The Shasta and a Selected European Ox-Eye

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 2 Chapter 1