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Cost comparison of hand and mechanical harvest of mature green tomatoes

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Mike B. Zahara, Department of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis
Stanley S. Johnson, National Economics Division, Economics and Statistics Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, at University of California, Davis.

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California Agriculture 35(7):7-9.

Published July 01, 1981

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Under some conditions, mature green tomatoes can be picked as cheaply by a highly productive hand-harvest crew as by machine.High- and low-output hand harvest was compared with machine harvest at various yields and lengths of season.

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Cost comparison of hand and mechanical harvest of mature green tomatoes

Mike B. Zahara, Stanley S. Johnson
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Cost comparison of hand and mechanical harvest of mature green tomatoes

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

Mike B. Zahara, Department of Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis
Stanley S. Johnson, National Economics Division, Economics and Statistics Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, at University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 35(7):7-9.

Published July 01, 1981

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Under some conditions, mature green tomatoes can be picked as cheaply by a highly productive hand-harvest crew as by machine.High- and low-output hand harvest was compared with machine harvest at various yields and lengths of season.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

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