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.
G. C. Hanna is Lecturer in Truck Crops and Associate Olericulturist in the Experiment Station, Davis.
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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.