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Separation of Blank Pistachio Nuts by Mechanical Harvesting


J. C. Crane
J. J. Dunning

Authors Affiliations

Julian C. Crane is Professor, Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis; James J. Dunning is Senior Editor. University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 29(11):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v029n11p6. November 1975.

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The pistachio nut tree (Pistacia Vera L.), which is native to the Mid-East and Central Asia, was introduced into California in the :arly part of this century. Commercial plantings were few and small inti1 the last several years, but -here are now over 1,000 acres in xoduction and about 23,000 acres will come into bearing in the next l to 4 years. The majority of the dantings are in Kern and Kings, ounties, with some over 2,000 icres in size.

Crane J, Dunning J. 1975. Separation of Blank Pistachio Nuts by Mechanical Harvesting. Hilgardia 29(11):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v029n11p6
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