"Among varieties the White Spine is the leading table sort grown for this market, both outdoors and under glass."—Rawson, 1892

Rawson's White Spine Cucumber

"Among varieties the White Spine is the leading table sort grown for this market, both outdoors and…

"When a grapevine is first set in a vineyard, it closely resembles the plant shown in [the image]. Such a rooted cutting may be one or two years old, the former being preferable in the majority of cases. The cane is cut back to two buds, and during the first season its shoots are allowed to lie prone upon the surface of the soil."—Government Printing Office, 1897

Rooted Grape Cutting

"When a grapevine is first set in a vineyard, it closely resembles the plant shown in [the image]. Such…

A grapevine sprung from a small cutting after one year.

Grapevine

A grapevine sprung from a small cutting after one year.

Grafting is a horticultural operation which consists in placing together the two cut surfaces of different plants in such a way that they shall unite and become an organic unit. The rooted plant which is to receive the graft is called the 'stock'; the cutting which is to be applied to the stock, and to obtain its nourishment from it, is called the 'scion'. This illustration shows the inlaying method of grafting.

Inlaying (Grafting)

Grafting is a horticultural operation which consists in placing together the two cut surfaces of different…

A man measuring the height of a boy against a wall.

Measruing height

A man measuring the height of a boy against a wall.

One stage of growth seen in a wild oats seedling.

Wild Oats Seedling

One stage of growth seen in a wild oats seedling.

A growth stage of a wild oats seedling, showing later growth.

Wild Oats Seedlng

A growth stage of a wild oats seedling, showing later growth.

A vine of tomatoes grown using a hoop training method.

Hoop Trained Tomato

A vine of tomatoes grown using a hoop training method.

Growing Yeast Cells, showing Method of budding and forming Groups of Cells. Each bud appears as a little swelling on the side of the larger cell, as seen in <em>a</em> and <em>b</em>. In <em>c</em> the little bud has grown to be nearly as large as the parent cell. The little buds grow one after another, making irregularly shaped groups, as shown in <em>d</em>." &mdash; Blaisedell, 1904

Growing yeast cells

Growing Yeast Cells, showing Method of budding and forming Groups of Cells. Each bud appears as a little…