The Seed of the Apricot
The apricot is, of course, a near relative of the almond, and the relationship is suggested by the stones and seeds here shown. With the apricot, however, the stone is a waste product, and the desirability of decreasing its size has already been suggested. A stoneless apricot, comparable to Mr. Burbank's stoneless plum, will perhaps some day be developed.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 4 Chapter 8