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peer-reviewed research article

High density orchards facilitate harvest

authors

Robert B. Fridley, University of California

publication information

California Agriculture 31(7):12-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v031n07p12. July 1977.

Summary

Possible future harvest and thinning operations are considerations in planting and training new orchards. High density orchards with relatively small trees are adaptable to new technology but are also suited to present methods.

author affiliations

Robert B. Fridley, former Professor and Chairman, Department of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis, is now Manager of Silvicultural Engineering, Raw Materials Division R&D, Weyerhaeuser Company, Tacoma, Washington.