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Lightweight catching frames: Effect on fruit quality and harvesting costs studied in successful field trials with Imperial and French prunes

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A. A. McKillop, University of California
R. L. Perry, University of California
A. Shultis, University of California

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California Agriculture 9(6):5-6.

Published June 01, 1955

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Abstract

A lightweight catching frame helps protect fruit quality from harvest damage because—by keeping the fruit off the ground—it minimizes skin damage and imbedded dirt.

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Roy McCallwn, Farm Advisor, San Benito County, University of California, and Al Bon-turi and Paul Rentfrow, growers in the Hollister area, cooperated in the field research in the above reported study.

Lightweight catching frames: Effect on fruit quality and harvesting costs studied in successful field trials with Imperial and French prunes

A. A. McKillop, R. L. Perry, A. Shultis
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Lightweight catching frames: Effect on fruit quality and harvesting costs studied in successful field trials with Imperial and French prunes

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Authors

A. A. McKillop, University of California
R. L. Perry, University of California
A. Shultis, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 9(6):5-6.

Published June 01, 1955

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

A lightweight catching frame helps protect fruit quality from harvest damage because—by keeping the fruit off the ground—it minimizes skin damage and imbedded dirt.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Roy McCallwn, Farm Advisor, San Benito County, University of California, and Al Bon-turi and Paul Rentfrow, growers in the Hollister area, cooperated in the field research in the above reported study.


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