Hilgardia
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Apricot harvest predictable: Method of reliable forecast five to ten weeks before harvest an aid in merchandising fruit at right time

Author

Reid M. Brooks

Author Affiliations

Reid M. Brooks is Associate Professor of Pomology, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(4):3-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n04p3. April 1951.

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Abstract

The harvesting date of Blenheim or Royal apricots in Contra Costa County has been predicted within two days 50% of the time, and within four days every season in a 17-year experiment at Brent-wood. In two years the predicted and actual harvest date were the same.

Brooks R. 1951. Apricot harvest predictable: Method of reliable forecast five to ten weeks before harvest an aid in merchandising fruit at right time. Hilgardia 5(4):3-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n04p3
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