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Mechanical harvesting-will it work with cling peaches?



Mechanical harvesting-will it work with cling peaches?



West. Fruit Gr 18(6): 12-14



Costs, picking time, fruit condition, percentage of fruit removed and tree damage were compared during mechanical and manual harvesting of cling peaches. Where no fruit is lost in the harvesting process, the total cost of mechanical harvesting for large acreages may be as low as $ 5 per ton, compared with $ 11 for hand harvesting.

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