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Primitive Types of Corn

Mr. Burbank has experimented very extensively with primitive types of corn, the seed for which was sent him from Mexico. The three specimens at the left are contrasted with the head of rye at the right; yet the similarity is sufficient to suggest the actual botanical relationship that exists. Corn is a true cereal, but it has departed rather widely from the traditions of its race.

Primitive Types of Corn

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 8 Chapter 1