Efficiency in fruit marketing: In-plant transportation equipment for fresh fruit packing houses compared for seasonal cost and efficiency
AuthorL. L. Sammet
Author AffiliationsL. L. Sammet is Co-operative Agent of the University of California Agricultural Experiment Station, Berkeley, and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, U. S. D. A.
Hilgardia 6(11):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v006n11p11. November 1952.
Part VI of a series of reports of studies on the effects of packinghouse equipment, plant layout, and work methods on efficiency and costs. These studies have been made co-operatively by the University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics, and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
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Lygus bugs on seed alfalfa: Specific treatments recommended for lygus bug control in alfalfa seed fields at three stages of plant growth
Exocortis disease of citrus: Top-root relationships of trifoliate orange and its hybrids studied in search for cause of root disease
Washington navel fruit drop: Effects of 2,4-D on drop of sound and unsound oranges when sprays were applied in the late fall and winter
Phosphatic fertilizers on valencias: Field response in phosphorus-deficient orchard reveals improvements in foliage growth and color, and in fruit quality
Biological control of insects: California's subtropical climate favors establishment of natural enemies of agricultural insect pests
Dairy products in food expense: Surveys made in Oakland and in Los Angeles indicate share of dairy products in the family food expense
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