Inducing abscission of olive fruits by spraying with ascorbic acid and iodoacetic acid
AuthorsHudson T. Hartmann
Authors AffiliationsHudson T. Hartmann is Professor of Pomology, University of California, Davis; Mostafa Fadl, University of California, Davis; John Whisler is Laboratory Technician II, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 21(7):5-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v021n07p5. July 1967.
Mechanical harvesting of olive fruits with commercially available tree shakers has not been completely satisfactory because the energy output of such shakers is usually insufficient to readily remove a high percentage of fruit. Specially constructed shakers with a high-energy output have been shown to be able to detach the fruit, however.
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