Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Horticulture
Journal or Book Title
Research Focus Area(s)
Advanced Machinery Engineering and Manufacturing Systems
Mechanizing the strawberry harvest presents a unique challenge because in commercial varieties the fruit develops close to the ground, multiple harvests are required, and the berries are easily bruised. But yet, this popular fruit could soon be priced out of the market if this mechanization challenge is not met!
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Buchele, Wesley F. and Collins, E. V., "Can Strawberries be Harvested Mechanically?" (1968). Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications. 993.