Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Mechanical pruning for citrus: Hedging and topping machines effective in increasing yields and reducing pruning costs during four years of field tests

Author

Paul W. Moore

Author Affiliations

Paul W. Moore is Specialist in Horticulture, University of California, Riverside, California.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(11):7-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n11p7. November 1958.

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Abstract

Annual pruning of mature, thrifty lemons with hedging and topping machines—supplemented by some hand pruning—is a means of cutting pruning cost by 30% to 50% without sacrificing either yield or fruit quality.

Moore P. 1958. Mechanical pruning for citrus: Hedging and topping machines effective in increasing yields and reducing pruning costs during four years of field tests. Hilgardia 12(11):7-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n11p7
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