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Mechanical fruit tree shaking: Effect of frequency and stroke on fruit removal and power requirements analyzed in study of reciprocating type shaker

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P. A. Adrian, University of California
R. B. Fridley, University of California

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California Agriculture 12(10):3-15.

Published October 01, 1958

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Boom type shakers—used for the mechanical removal of fruit from trees—may cause less strain on the roots and consequently less damage than the cable type shakers according to observations made in an extensive analysis of the basic engineering principles involved in tree shaking.

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Mechanical fruit tree shaking: Effect of frequency and stroke on fruit removal and power requirements analyzed in study of reciprocating type shaker

P. A. Adrian, R. B. Fridley
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Mechanical fruit tree shaking: Effect of frequency and stroke on fruit removal and power requirements analyzed in study of reciprocating type shaker

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Authors

P. A. Adrian, University of California
R. B. Fridley, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 12(10):3-15.

Published October 01, 1958

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Boom type shakers—used for the mechanical removal of fruit from trees—may cause less strain on the roots and consequently less damage than the cable type shakers according to observations made in an extensive analysis of the basic engineering principles involved in tree shaking.

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