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A Typical Hill of Burbank Potatoes

Here the tubers are exposed just in the position in which they grew. Some potatoes have the defect of developing sprangly roots, so that the tubers are widely scattered. The tubers of the Burbank are as compactly placed, almost, as eggs in a nest; greatly facilitating the gathering of the crop.

A Typical Hill of Burbank Potatoes

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 7 Chapter 9