Fruits and vegetables: State in top rank because of advances in farm methods, technology, marketing, merchandising, and food science
Author AffiliationsSidney Hoos is Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, Associate Agricultural Economist in the Experiment Station and on the Giannini Foundation, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 4(7):2-2. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n07p2. July 1950.
Hoos S. 1950. Fruits and vegetables: State in top rank because of advances in farm methods, technology, marketing, merchandising, and food science. Hilgardia 4(7):2-2. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n07p2
Also in this issue:Chemical control of brush: Field experiments in eradication of range brush by chemical treatment promising but more work needed
New fruit varieties: Produced by superior seedlings, chance hybridization or planned by selective breeding programs
Cereal breeding: Investigations show awned wheat exceeds awnless in yield, kernel weight and test weight per bushel
Brown almond mites: Overwintering eggs appear in June with three life cycles a year offering an advantage in control program
Northern California walnuts: Environmental resistance a factor in the control of codling moth populations shown in tests at Linden
Stump grafting old citrus: Familiar bark grafting practice commonl proves adaptable to old orange trees in used on walnuts San Bernardino County
Downy mildew control: New chemicals greatly reduce damage from downy mildews of leafy garden vegetables
Spread of apricot roots: Unirrigated trees apparently obtained moisture from adjacent irrigated plot in experimental orchard at Winters
California sugar beet research: Data obtained by scientists and applied by growers effectively increased production efficiency and yield
Factors which modify the resistance of wheat to bunt, Tilletia tritici