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Inducing abscission of olive fruits by spraying with ascorbic acid and iodoacetic acid

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Hudson T. Hartmann, University of California
Mostafa Fadl, University of California
John Whisler, University of California

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California Agriculture 21(7):5-7.

Published July 01, 1967

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Mechanical harvesting of olive fruits with commercially available tree shakers has not been completely satisfactory because the energy output of such shakers is usually insufficient to readily remove a high percentage of fruit. Specially constructed shakers with a high-energy output have been shown to be able to detach the fruit, however.

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Inducing abscission of olive fruits by spraying with ascorbic acid and iodoacetic acid

Hudson T. Hartmann, Mostafa Fadl, John Whisler
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Inducing abscission of olive fruits by spraying with ascorbic acid and iodoacetic acid

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Authors

Hudson T. Hartmann, University of California
Mostafa Fadl, University of California
John Whisler, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 21(7):5-7.

Published July 01, 1967

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Mechanical harvesting of olive fruits with commercially available tree shakers has not been completely satisfactory because the energy output of such shakers is usually insufficient to readily remove a high percentage of fruit. Specially constructed shakers with a high-energy output have been shown to be able to detach the fruit, however.

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