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Alfred Eisenstaedt1948

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Contraption built on farm to carry youngsters down rows of corn so they can pull off corn tassels, so tassels are left on rows of one variety. Their pollen, spread by wind, fertilizes ears of detasseled variety. Object is to cross two varieties of corn . Result is hybrid seed corn.

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  • Date: 1948
  • Location: Waterloo, NE, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Agricultural Equipment, Grain, Us, Agricultural Produce, Corn, Nebraska, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_751862
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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