Time of machine harvest for harvested broccoli
R. A. Brendler, Ventura County.
California Agriculture 24(1):6-7. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v024n01p6.
R. A. Brendler is Farm Advisor, Ventura County.
Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:
HAND HARVESTING costs run over $85 per acre for a 5,000-lb crop of broccoli for freezing. Mechanical harvesting of this crop, if feasible, could be done at a small fraction of this cost.
Assistance in this project was given by Gino Lorenzi, Ray Swift, Louis Brucker, Seraphim Silveira, and Kenneth C. Knapp. Statistical consultant was Thomas M. Little, Extension Bio-metrician, University of California, Riverside.