Pear transit simulated in test: Four varieties of pears included in experiments to evaluate ability of containers to withstand damage and protect fruit
AuthorNoel F. Sommer
Author AffiliationsNoel F. Sommer is Assistant Pomologist, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 11(9):3-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n09p3. September 1957.
Nonwrapped jumble packed pears in cartons did not suffer more damage—when pads were compressed over the fruit by a tightly fastened lid—than wrapped fruit, in standard wooden boxes, in a series of laboratory tests.
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