Thinning tokay grapes: Results of a study on the relationship of thinning practices to lugs shipped, total yield and net income
AuthorsGordon F. Mitchell
Burt B. Burlinaame
Authors AffiliationsF. Gordon Mitchell is Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County, University of California; Burt B. Burlingame is Extension Economist in Farm Management University of California.
Hilgardia 7(5):10-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n05p10. May 1953.
Results of a study during the 1952 season—with 103 vineyards, representing 3,333 acres, co-operating—show it pays to thin Tokay grapes.
Mitchell G, Burlinaame B. 1953. Thinning tokay grapes: Results of a study on the relationship of thinning practices to lugs shipped, total yield and net income. Hilgardia 7(5):10-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n05p10
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