National Geographic : 1953 Mar
+ Plant Breeders Examine Wheat in a Field Near Hartsville Each year Coker's Pedigreed Seed Company grows 60,000 test rows of various grains. Using crossbreeding, the experimenters develop hardier, more productive varieties for marketing to southeastern farmers. These men look for leaf rust and mildew. Kodachromes by National Geographic Photographer Robert F. Sisson + A Crabber in Two-wheeled Oxcart Hauls His Catch to a Cannery Chris Gadsden sets baited hand lines in the tidal creeks around Beaufort. Working from a homemade bateau, he nets crabs as they claw at the bait. Both white and Negro residents engage in commercial crab bing, usually on a part-time basis.