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Prune harvest methods, costs: Comparative study made on efficiency of various types of labor-saving equipment used in 1954 prune harvest season

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Arthur Shultis, University of California

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California Agriculture 9(7):6-7.

Published July 01, 1955

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Harvesting 400,000 tons of California's fresh prunes—to make about 160,000 tons of dried prunes—requires an estimated total of 195,000 man-weeks of labor. Peak labor requirement in early September is over 30,000 seasonal workers in addition to family and regular labor.

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Prune harvest methods, costs: Comparative study made on efficiency of various types of labor-saving equipment used in 1954 prune harvest season

Arthur Shultis
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Prune harvest methods, costs: Comparative study made on efficiency of various types of labor-saving equipment used in 1954 prune harvest season

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Arthur Shultis, University of California

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California Agriculture 9(7):6-7.

Published July 01, 1955

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Abstract

Harvesting 400,000 tons of California's fresh prunes—to make about 160,000 tons of dried prunes—requires an estimated total of 195,000 man-weeks of labor. Peak labor requirement in early September is over 30,000 seasonal workers in addition to family and regular labor.

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