Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Lightweight catching frames: Effect on fruit quality and harvesting costs studied in successful field trials with Imperial and French prunes

Authors

A. A. McKillop
R. L. Perry
A. Shultis

Authors Affiliations

Allan A. McKillop is Instructor in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; R. L. Perry is Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles; A. Shultis is Extension Economist, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(6):5-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n06p5. June 1955.

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Abstract

A lightweight catching frame helps protect fruit quality from harvest damage because—by keeping the fruit off the ground—it minimizes skin damage and imbedded dirt.

McKillop A, Perry R, Shultis A. 1955. Lightweight catching frames: Effect on fruit quality and harvesting costs studied in successful field trials with Imperial and French prunes. Hilgardia 9(6):5-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n06p5
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