Efficiency in fruit marketing: Costs of Ridding packed fruit boxes influenced by type of equipment, size of plant, length of season
AuthorB. C. French
Author AffiliationsB. C. French is a co-operative agent of the University of California Experiment Station and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, U.S.D.A.
Hilgardia 7(1):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n01p10. January 1953.
Part VII of a series of reports of studies on the effects of packing-house equipment, plant layout, and work methods on efficiency and costs. These studies have been made co-operatively by the University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics, and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
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Poultry marketing in bay area: Market trend information and organization of poultry marketing in Bay Area studied
Fryer grading: System of uniform USDA standards tested in 10s Angeles retail markets
Insect damage to apricots: DDD as petal fall spray and parathion as properly timed May spray control fruit-feeding insects
Early sprays for brown mites: New miticides tested for effectiveness when included in usual near-bloom sprays on almonds and peaches
Berry size of seedless grapes: Growth regulator alone or in combination with girdling increases berry size of seedless varieties
Nuclear lines of citrus: Tree size, yield, and fruit characters of old and young lines of ten citrus varieties compared
Stem pitting on citrus trees: Disorder resulting from quick decline observed in California citrus orchards for the first time in 1952
How families buy dairy products: Retail sources supplied dairy products to a larger proportion of families studied than did delivery service