National Geographic : 1946 Oct
Refugees from the Beleaguered Philippines, Cinchona Seedlings Thrive Below the Peak ofTurrialba Volcano While Japanese hammered at Bataan, Col. Arthur F. Fischer, formerly director of the Philippine Bureau of Forestry, flew out millions of cinchona seeds inamilk can. At this nursery of the American Cinchona Plantation, plants grown from these seeds and others are raised to sturdy transplanting size. Later they will gotoper manent plantations on Poas Volcano. Trees produce quinine-yielding bark for commercial use eight years after field planting (page 442).