Apricot harvest predictable: Method of reliable forecast five to ten weeks before harvest an aid in merchandising fruit at right time
AuthorReid M. Brooks
Author AffiliationsReid M. Brooks is Associate Professor of Pomology, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis.
Hilgardia 5(4):3-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n04p3. April 1951.
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.
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