Lemon picking with a grape harvester
AuthorsR. M. Burns
S. B. Boswell
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Hilgardia 30(1):10-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v030n01p10. January 1976.
From 40 to 90 percent of the mature lemon fruit on young close-set or trellis-grown trees have been removed mechanically by a grape harvester in 3 years of field trials in Ventura County. Abscission chemicals to loosen the fruit and growth inhibitors to retard the tree foliage proved helpful.
Also in this issue:Supplement to an annotated list and bibliography of insects reported to have virus diseases
The fuel/food connection
Predicting cotton yields
Plant extract aids resprouting
Drip irrigation study
Training citrus trees
Beneficial avocado fungi
Increased deer harvest
New strawberry variety
Soil fumigation: One way to cleanse nematode-infested vineyard lands
Mechanical harvesting of Jojoba
Chemical control of powdery mildew on sugar beets