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'Garden of Invention' Profiles Plant Pioneer

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'Garden of Invention' Profiles Plant Pioneer

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'Garden of Invention' Profiles Plant Pioneer

'Garden of Invention' Profiles Plant Pioneer

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Luther Burbank invented over 800 varieties of plants — edible and ornamental. His Burbank potato is still the most widely grown commercial potato. Jane S. Smith, author of a new book about Burbank, describes his contributions to horticultural science and the food we eat.

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