Santa Rosa Professor

June 6, 2014

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Still in ends of century XIX, in another point of America, speaking for an auditorium crowded in an international horticulture congress, the botanical Liberty Hyde Bailey, world-wide recognized, thus took the veil: ' ' the man little can make to produce variations in plantas' '. Meanwhile, in 1882, Burbank if involved in experiments with the potato and this never more would be the same one. Its colored predecessor gained a rind clarinha and a soft and flavorful interior. He was also in these gone that it developed a plum? that he imposed themselves in California and it was the car head of its ' ' revolution pomolgica' ' , together with the popular peach ' ' Burbank July Elberta' ' , the nectarina Gold, and other varieties of quince, blackberries, chestnut trees, almonds tree, etc. Professor of Vries arrived of Holland and were disappointed when seeing that casinha where Burbank worked it excused to library and laboratory and that all the notations were made in pieces of brown paper of bag or in the verse of envelopes and letters. However, the famous dutch recognized it as a born genius and wrote that Luther ' ' evolucionista&#039 deserved the highest admiration for its value for the doctrine; '. Professor Liberty Hyde Bailey also was the Santa Rosa, in the same farm where of Vries he was estupefado, not only to change its speech in future congresses as to write in the magazine ' ' World? s Work' ': ' ' Luther Burbank is a professional creator of plants who, in our country, practically meets alone in its field.

As much and so surprising are the new plants that it gave to the world, that calls already it ' ' Mago of the Horticultura' '. But this epteto finished for premaking use against its work a good number of people. Luther Burbank is not one mago.