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Chemical loosening of sweet cherries as a harvest aid

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W. C. Micke, U. C. Davis
W. R. Schreader, University of California
J. T. Yeager, U. C. Davis
E. J. Roncoroni, U. C. Davis

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California Agriculture 29(8):3-4.

Published August 01, 1975

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Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Mechanical harvesting of sweet cherries for brining is feasible in California but it has not been used extensively because of the difficulty of removing fruit from the tree. A loosening agent to reduce the force necessary to remove fruit would aid mechanical harvest.

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The authors gratefully acknowledge Amchem Products, Inc., for supplying the ethephon used in this study and for the technical assistance of its representatives Ken Dunster and Sheron Christensen. The following growers also assisted in these studies: Mario Podesta, Caminata and Po-desta, Lagomarsino Bros., and Robert Russell.

Chemical loosening of sweet cherries as a harvest aid

W. C. Micke, W. R. Schreader, J. T. Yeager, E. J. Roncoroni
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Chemical loosening of sweet cherries as a harvest aid

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

W. C. Micke, U. C. Davis
W. R. Schreader, University of California
J. T. Yeager, U. C. Davis
E. J. Roncoroni, U. C. Davis

Publication Information

California Agriculture 29(8):3-4.

Published August 01, 1975

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows: Mechanical harvesting of sweet cherries for brining is feasible in California but it has not been used extensively because of the difficulty of removing fruit from the tree. A loosening agent to reduce the force necessary to remove fruit would aid mechanical harvest.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors gratefully acknowledge Amchem Products, Inc., for supplying the ethephon used in this study and for the technical assistance of its representatives Ken Dunster and Sheron Christensen. The following growers also assisted in these studies: Mario Podesta, Caminata and Po-desta, Lagomarsino Bros., and Robert Russell.


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