Rapid handling and cooling to improve strawberry marketability after arrival in eastern markets
AuthorsF. Gordon Mitchell
Harwood L. Hall
A. H. Holland
A. S. Greathead
Authors AffiliationsF. Gordon Mitchell is Extension Pomologist, Marketing, University of California, Davis; Harwood L. Hall is Farm Advisor, Santa Barbara County, University of California; A. H. Holland is Farm Advisor, Orange County, University of California; A. S. Greathead is Farm Advisor, Monterey County, University of California.
Hilgardia 15(2):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v015n02p13. February 1961.
California's fresh strawberries travel for five or six days across the continent to reach eastern markets. The varieties grown are firm-fruited, but nevertheless they are an extremely perishable commodity and require great care to avoid unnecessary deterioration.
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