California Agriculture, December 1952
Volume 6, Number 12
Christmas tree production in plantations
Christmas tree production: Winter season is favorable planting time for tree crop to meet expanding California market
by Woodbridge Metcalf, Rudolf F. Grah
Not available – first paragraph follows: Californians pay between five and seven million dollars annually for 2½ million Christmas trees.
Lemon storage: Pre-storage treatment reduces black buttons, decay, delays fruit aging
by Louis C. Erickson
Not available – first paragraph follows: The keeping quality of lemons—during and after storage—can be improved by pre-storage treatment with the growth regulators 2,4-D—2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid—or 2,4,5-T—2,4,5-tricholophenoxyacetic acid.
Brown checking of celery: Variety and relative accumulation of potassium and boron found to be factors affecting incidence of disease
by P. A. Minges, M. Yamaguchi, J. E. Knott, A. R. Spurr, J. E. Welch
Not available – first paragraph follows: Use of less susceptible celery varieties—-such as Summer Pascal or Utah 52-70—appears to be the best recommendation for control of brown checking.
Efficiency in fruit marketing: Effect of different types of equipment on in-plant transportation costs in fresh-fruit packing houses
by L. L. Sammet
This article is the second section of Part VI of a series of reports of studies on the effects of packing-house equipment, plant layout, and work methods on efficiency and costs. These studies have been made cooperatively by the University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics, and the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
Dairy products in the diet: Oakland and Los Angeles survey studies dairy products as sources of protein, important minerals and vitamins
by Jessie V. Coles
The third of a series of reports of a survey on the consumption of dairy products in urban areas of California made co-operatively by the Department of Home Economics, University of California, California State Department of Agriculture, and the United States Department of Agriculture under the authority of the Research and Marketing Act.
State's productive capacity: Changes in production of livestock and livestock products projected for 1955 on basis of trends
by Trimble R. Hedges, Warren R. Bailey