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Research Article

Field heat removed rapidly by Forced-Air Cooling of vine-ripe tomatoes


R. F. Kasmire, University of California, Davis.
R. A. Brendler, University of California.
Rene Guillou, University of California, Davis.

publication information

California Agriculture 14(2):10-10. February 1960.

author affiliations

R. F. Kasmire is Assistant Specialist in Vegetable Crops, University of California, Davis. R. A. Brendler is Farm Advisor, Ventura County, University of California. Rene Guillou is Associate Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis.


Abstract Not Available – First paragraph follows:

A one-half cooling time of 47 minutes for eight tons of vine-ripe tomatoes was achieved in a test to develop information on forced-air cooling rates.