Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Productivity improvement with: Picker aids for grape harvesting

Authors

H. E. Studer
J. J. Kissler
Coby Lorenzen
R. R. Parks

Authors Affiliations

Henry E. Studer is Assistant Specialist, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; James J. Kissler is Farm Advisor, San Joaquin Co; Coby Lorenzen is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; Ralph R. Parks is Extension Agricultural Engineer, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 20(8):2-4. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n08p2. August 1966.

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Abstract

Productivity, measured in terms of tonnage of grapes picked in a given amount of time, can be increased by use of equipment that will transport the picker, improve picking visibility, and move the fruit into containers. These tests with a mobile platform for transporting grape harvest workers along the row indicated that the degree of improved efficiency possible depends largely on the quality of the labor and crew size.

Studer H, Kissler J, Lorenzen C, Parks R. 1966. Productivity improvement with: Picker aids for grape harvesting. Hilgardia 20(8):2-4. DOI:10.3733/ca.v020n08p2
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