Mechanical pruning for citrus: Hedging and topping machines effective in increasing yields and reducing pruning costs during four years of field tests
AuthorPaul W. Moore
Author AffiliationsPaul W. Moore is Specialist in Horticulture, University of California, Riverside, California.
Hilgardia 12(11):7-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n11p7. November 1958.
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.
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