Raisin grapes: Study shows way to reduce picking operations and speed up harvest
AuthorsLouis E. Davis
Leo K. Edwarde
Authors AffiliationsLouis E. Davis is Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Berkeley; Leo K. Edwarde is Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 3(6):3-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n06p3. June 1949.
The following article is a condensation of a progress report on a Motion and Time Study of the Methods of Harvesting Raisin Grapes, conducted by members of the University of California's Division of Mechanical Engineering, with the coüperatwn of Dr. H. R. Wellman, Director of the Giannini Foundation, College of Agriculture Experiment Station, Berkeley, and N. D. Hudson and R. A. Break, College of Agriculture Extension Service, Fresno County.
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