Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Improving prune harvesting: Efficiency and cost compared for various hand and mechanical tree shaking and picking methods

Authors

Louis E. Davis
Richard A. Marks
John H. Kilbuck

Authors Affiliations

Louis E. Davis is Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; A. Richard Marks is Industrial Engineer, Engineering Research, University of California, Berkeley; John H. Kilbuck is Assistant Specialist in Food Technology, University of Calilornia College of Agriculture, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 6(4):3-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n04p3. April 1952.

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Abstract

This is the first of two articles reporting the results of a work simplification study and methods analysis undertaken for California prune growers and dehydrater operators.

Davis L, Marks R, Kilbuck J. 1952. Improving prune harvesting: Efficiency and cost compared for various hand and mechanical tree shaking and picking methods. Hilgardia 6(4):3-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n04p3
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