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Potato Seed Balls

The potato does not ordinarily go to seed, but when it does the fruit resembles a miniature tomato, as this picture will suggest. It was through finding such a seed ball on the Early Rose potato that Mr. Burbank developed the now celebrated potato that bears his name.

Potato Seed Balls

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