Japanese Plum (image) American Society for Horticultural Science Caption Wickson, a Japanese plum released by Luther Burbank and named after E.J. Wickson, friend and dean of agriculture at the University of California, Berkeley. Credit Photo by Peggy Greb Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.