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Raisin Production Manual
Raisin Production Manual
Publication Number: 3393
Copyright Date: 2000
Length: 295 pp.
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1-879906-44-0
Inventory Type: Paperback
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Over 80 years of UC research plus industry and grower experience and innovation are brought together in this production manual -- the first publication of its kind!

Covers all aspects of the California system of raisin production from vineyard planting and development, pest management, cultural practices, harvesting, drying, handling, and economic considerations, to inspection and marketing. Chapters on grapevine physiology, growth and development, fruitfulness, fruit ripening and drying, characteristics, and raisin quality factors reveal the latest in technology and best practices.

This 280 page manual is illustrated with 86 color and black and white photographs, 44 tables, and 72 graphs and line drawings. A detailed appendix outlines resources and organizations in the California raisin industry.