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Corn Seventeen Feet High

Corn was originally a subtropical plant, and the primitive teosinte is a plant of tall growth. By hybridization and selection, Mr. Burbank has developed this race of corn, which grows with tropical luxuriance, reaching a height of seventeen feet.

Corn Seventeen Feet High

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 3 Chapter 1