Luther Burbank Quotes

I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection.

 
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Luther Burbank
Luther Burbank
  • Born: March 7, 1849
  • Died: April 11, 1926
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Environmentalist

Luther Burbank was an American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science. He developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants over his 55-year career. Burbank's varied creations included fruits, flowers, grains, grasses, and vegetables. He developed (but did not create) a spineless cactus (useful for cattle-feed) and the plumcot.