Harvesting asparagus: Comparative effects on yield of cutting and of snapping studied
G. C. Hanna, Experiment Station, Davis
California Agriculture 4(5):13-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v004n05p13.
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Under California conditions it is doubful whether a saving of labor by field snapping would offset the decrease in yield in the field, and the loss of usable asparagus by trimming in the cannery.
G. C. Hanna is Lecturer in Truck Crops and Associate Olericulturist in the Experiment Station, Davis.