Fresh fruits and vegetables: Deliveries per week and refrigeration available for fresh fruits and vegetables affected by types of retail stores
AuthorsJessie V. Coles
Authors AffiliationsJessie V. Coles is Professor of Family Economics, University of California, Berkeley; Marilyn Dunsing is Assistant Professor of Home Economics, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 12(5):13-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n05p13. May 1958.
The following article is the fifth of a series of reports on a survey of characteristics of and services offered by retail grocery stores in five counties in California made cooperatively by the Department of Home Economics, University of California, and the United States Department of Agriculture under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act as part of Western Regional Research Project WM-26.
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Hybrid grain sorghum trials: Yields of 23 hybrids tested in growing areas of state under varying conditions showed increases over old line varieties
Feeding value of oat hay: Stage of plant maturity at harvest affected total digestible nutrients in Kanota oat hay in evaluation trials with sheep
Gibberellic acid on mandarin: Possibility of increasing fruit set of Clementine mandarin without adversely affecting fruit or trees now under study
Fruitfulness in the olive: Winter chilling may explain higher yields of orchards in the interior Central Valley than of those in southern California
Root-lesion nematode on walnut: Replants of California black walnut and unselected Paradox hybrid responded to preplanting soil fumigation in trials
Control of sugar-beet nematode: Field tests with soil fumigants indicate crop rotation using non-host plants is most effective control of sugar beet pest
Gibberellin tested on citrus: Fruit set on Bearss lime, Eureka lemon, and Washington navel orange increased by treatments in preliminary investigations
The use of chemical data in the prognosis of phosphate deficiency in soils
The rôle of kaolinite in phosphate fixation