University of California

Thinning desertgold peaches increases fruit size


Dean D. Halsey

Author Affiliations

Dean D. Halsey is Farm Advisor, Riverside County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 31(4):17-17. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n04p17. April 1977.

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Peach harvest begins about April 25 and continues for two weeks in the Coachella Valley. This district produces the first peach fruit of the season from California, but it is closely followed by other districts. Because the first shipments reaching market receive favorable prices, it is important to Coachella Valley growers that their peaches reach optimum market quality, particularly acceptable fruit size, as early as possible.

Halsey D. 1977. Thinning desertgold peaches increases fruit size. Hilgardia 31(4):17-17. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n04p17
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