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California Agriculture, Vol. 6, No.10

Mechanical harvester for green asparagus
October 1952
Volume 6, Number 10

Research articles

Family use of dairy products: Study of Oakland and Los Angeles families shows how milk, cream, cheese, butter were used in survey period
by Jessie V. Coles
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Not available – first paragraph follows: The first of a series of reports of a survey on the consumption of dairy products in urban areas of California made co-operatively by the Department of Home Economics, University of California, California State Department of Agriculture, and United States Department of Agriculture under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
The first of a series of reports of a survey on the consumption of dairy products in urban areas of California made co-operatively by the Department of Home Economics, University of California, California State Department of Agriculture, and United States Department of Agriculture under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
Olive freeze-injuries: Effects of cold, radiation, dew, wind, and other conditions studied
by H. T. Hartmann, David van Hook
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Minimum temperatures that olives can endure without freezing were investigated at Davis and Winters.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Minimum temperatures that olives can endure without freezing were investigated at Davis and Winters.
Water penetration tests: Study of soil conditions affecting infiltration of water and root development of crop plants in California
by L. D. Doneen, D. W. Henderson
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Water penetration of California soils is deteriorating.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Water penetration of California soils is deteriorating.
Malathon on ornamentals: Two years of experiments in bay area prove insecticide effective against soft scale, spider mites, and aphids
by Earl A. Pritchard
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Malathon is a new insecticide that is effective for controlling several types of insects and mites on ornamentals.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Malathon is a new insecticide that is effective for controlling several types of insects and mites on ornamentals.
Harvester for green asparacrus: Successful mechanical harvester field tested during 1952 season uses principle of set-level cutting
by Robert A. Kepner
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Results obtained with an experimental harvester during the 1952 season indicate mechanical harvesting of green asparagus is feasible—mechanically and economically.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Results obtained with an experimental harvester during the 1952 season indicate mechanical harvesting of green asparagus is feasible—mechanically and economically.
Efficiency in fruit marketing: Building and equipment replacement costs for pear and apple packing houses using hand trucks or fork-lifts
by L. L. Sammet, I. F. Davis
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Not available – first paragraph follows: Part V of a series of reports of studies on the effects of packing house equipment and work methods on efficiency and costs. The studies were made co-operatively by the University of California Ciannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, under authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
Part V of a series of reports of studies on the effects of packing house equipment and work methods on efficiency and costs. The studies were made co-operatively by the University of California Ciannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, under authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
Cattle grub control: Rotenone applied during larvae stage of heel fly most effective
by Kenneth G. McKay
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Not available – first paragraph follows: The cattle grub causes an annual estimated loss of $100,000,000 to the beef and dairy industries of the nation.
Not available – first paragraph follows: The cattle grub causes an annual estimated loss of $100,000,000 to the beef and dairy industries of the nation.
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California Agriculture, Vol. 6, No.10

Mechanical harvester for green asparagus
October 1952
Volume 6, Number 10

Research articles

Family use of dairy products: Study of Oakland and Los Angeles families shows how milk, cream, cheese, butter were used in survey period
by Jessie V. Coles
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: The first of a series of reports of a survey on the consumption of dairy products in urban areas of California made co-operatively by the Department of Home Economics, University of California, California State Department of Agriculture, and United States Department of Agriculture under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
The first of a series of reports of a survey on the consumption of dairy products in urban areas of California made co-operatively by the Department of Home Economics, University of California, California State Department of Agriculture, and United States Department of Agriculture under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
Olive freeze-injuries: Effects of cold, radiation, dew, wind, and other conditions studied
by H. T. Hartmann, David van Hook
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Minimum temperatures that olives can endure without freezing were investigated at Davis and Winters.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Minimum temperatures that olives can endure without freezing were investigated at Davis and Winters.
Water penetration tests: Study of soil conditions affecting infiltration of water and root development of crop plants in California
by L. D. Doneen, D. W. Henderson
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Water penetration of California soils is deteriorating.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Water penetration of California soils is deteriorating.
Malathon on ornamentals: Two years of experiments in bay area prove insecticide effective against soft scale, spider mites, and aphids
by Earl A. Pritchard
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Malathon is a new insecticide that is effective for controlling several types of insects and mites on ornamentals.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Malathon is a new insecticide that is effective for controlling several types of insects and mites on ornamentals.
Harvester for green asparacrus: Successful mechanical harvester field tested during 1952 season uses principle of set-level cutting
by Robert A. Kepner
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Results obtained with an experimental harvester during the 1952 season indicate mechanical harvesting of green asparagus is feasible—mechanically and economically.
Not available – first paragraph follows: Results obtained with an experimental harvester during the 1952 season indicate mechanical harvesting of green asparagus is feasible—mechanically and economically.
Efficiency in fruit marketing: Building and equipment replacement costs for pear and apple packing houses using hand trucks or fork-lifts
by L. L. Sammet, I. F. Davis
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: Part V of a series of reports of studies on the effects of packing house equipment and work methods on efficiency and costs. The studies were made co-operatively by the University of California Ciannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, under authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
Part V of a series of reports of studies on the effects of packing house equipment and work methods on efficiency and costs. The studies were made co-operatively by the University of California Ciannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, under authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
Cattle grub control: Rotenone applied during larvae stage of heel fly most effective
by Kenneth G. McKay
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Not available – first paragraph follows: The cattle grub causes an annual estimated loss of $100,000,000 to the beef and dairy industries of the nation.
Not available – first paragraph follows: The cattle grub causes an annual estimated loss of $100,000,000 to the beef and dairy industries of the nation.

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