Mobile gamma irradiator
AuthorsF. P. Guerrero
E. C. Maxie
Authors AffiliationsFrank P. Guerrero is Assistant Specialist, Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis; E. C. Maxie is Professor of Pomology, Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 22(1):2-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v022n01p2. January 1968.
Since the Installation on the Davis campus of the Mark II Gamma Irradiator in 1962, research in food irradiation progressed to the point that it was desirable to begin semi-commercial test shipments involving large quantities of fruits and vegetables—to evaluate the effects of actual transit on irradiated fruits and vegetables.
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Orchard heating with solid fuel heating bricks — under minimum favorable conditions
Fertilizer trials with safflower in sacramento valley
Hollow stem in broccoli
Decline of quince-rooted pear trees in Santa Clara County
Washing citrus leaves for leaf analysis
Vegetative propagation of quaking aspen
Soil desiccation and fumigation for armillaria root rot in citrus
Sugar beet yields increased by phosphorus fertilization