Harvest time affects valencias: Yield, fruit size and grade influenced by early, late, or midseason timing of orange harvesting
AuthorsWinston W. Jones
Clarence B. Cree
Authors AffiliationsWinston W. Jones is Horticulturist, University of California, Riverside; Clarence B. Cree is Principal Laboratory Technician, University of California, Riverside.
Hilgardia 9(1):11-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n01p11. January 1955.
Delayed harvest of Valencia oranges—if consistently delayed several weeks beyond the point of the legal fruit maturity of eight parts soluble solids to one part citric acid in the juice—seems to result in reduced fruit yield and reduced fruit grade.
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