The fruit here shown, the nectarine, is much less familiar than it deserves to be. It is in reality a form of peach. The botanists question whether it is not specifically identical with the ordinary cultivated peach. It will appear in the text that Mr. Burbank has made remarkable experiments in crossbreeding and hybridizing the nectarine with the peach and with the almond.
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