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Luther Burbank

(March 7, 1849 - April 11, 1926)

American horticulturist, he developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including the Burbank Potato (1873), the Shasta Daisy, over 100 varieties of plums and prunes and 10 varieties of berries.

In 21st century America it is difficult to imagine a plant breeder as a national celebrity - but Luther Burbank was a national celebrity. He moved to California just as the state was being transformed into an agricultural paradise for growing fruits, vegetables and nuts, and Burbank played a major role in the transformation.  He creating a total of over 800 new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including some unusual ones such as a white blackberry, and a tomato/potato cross.

 

 

WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD OF FOOD

Who's Who: 'B'       Babcock, Stephen Moulton       Babinsky, Henri       Ballast, Louis       Balzac, Honore de       Bartram, John       Battle Creek, Michigan       Beauvilliers, Antoine       Bechameil, Louis       Becker, Franklin       Beecher, Catherine       Bellissimo, Teressa       Besh, John       Birdseye, Clarence       Blechyden, R.       Bocuse, Paul       Bonnefons, Nicolas de       Bordon, Gail       Bore, Jean Etienne       Borlaug, Norman Ernest       Botherel, Marie, Vicomte de       Boulanger       Boulestin, Marcel       Boyardee, Chef       Boysen, Rudolph       Bradham, Caleb D.       Brady, Diamond Jim       Brandenberger, Jacques       Brillat-Savarin, Jean-Anthelme       Brown, Rasshad       Browns, C. C.       Burbank, Luther       Burrell, Anne       Busch, Adolphus

 

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