Mechanical pruning for citrus: Hedging and topping machines effective in increasing yields and reducing pruning costs during four years of field tests
Paul W. Moore, University of California
California Agriculture 12(11):7-9. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v012n11p7.
Paul W. Moore is Specialist in Horticulture, University of California, Riverside, California.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
Annual pruning of mature, thrifty lemons with hedging and topping machines—supplemented by some hand pruning—is a means of cutting pruning cost by 30% to 50% without sacrificing either yield or fruit quality.
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1163A.