Horticulture notes 8 21 11

Horticulture notes 8 21 11 - o Origin of cultivated...

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Horticulture notes 8/21/11 J.C. Loudon (1783-1843) Landscape planner - the gardenesque style of english garden design - cemeteries, gardens, writer Andrew Jackson Downing (1815-1852) FAJA OF GENETICS: Gregor Mendel (1822-1884) - Genetic traits in everything Luther Burbank (1849-1926) - American botanist and horticulturist Liberty Hyde Bailey (1854-1954) - First president of the American society for horticulture - Became proessor at Michigan state - Recruited by cornell in 1883 as professor of practical and experimental horticulture - Dean of college of agriculture at cornell in 1903 - Book: cyclopedia of horticulture and HORtus - Retired in 1913 Morrill act of 1862: land-grant colleges - 1890 colleges - Support for African American colleges - Research tied to teaching Hatch Act of 1879: experiment Station ORIGINS OF CROPS Three important theorists: - Alphonse de Condolle (1806-1893) o Swiss botanist
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Unformatted text preview: o Origin of cultivated plants-Charles Darwin (1809-1882) o British naturalist o Theories of evolution and natural selection o Origin of the species (1857)-Nikolai I. vavilov o Russian botanist (1887-1943) o Law of homologous series in variation (1920) Theory of centers of origin Center of diversity = center of origin-plant species not uniform-8 primary world centers FRUITS China: -Pear-Chinese apple-Peach-Apricot-Cherry-Walnut-Lichi India:-Mango-Orange-Tangerine-Citron-Tamarind-Banana-Breadfruit TOMATOS COME FROM SOUTH AMERICA. -native to the andes mountains PEPPERS COME FROM SOUTH AMERICA CORN COMES FROM the ANDES mountains and Guatemala (SOUTH & NORTH AMERICA) PINEAPPLE COMES FROM SOUTH AMERICA SQUASH COMES FROM SOUTH AMEIRCA BANANAS COME FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA (EASTERN INDIA) CACAO comes from North & South America...
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