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Title: Effect of tree size and variety on olive harvesting with an impact shaker
Authors: Dias, António
Peça, José
Pinheiro, Anacleto
Costa, S.
Almeida, Arlindo
Santos, Luís S.S. dos
Reynolds, Domingos
Keywords: Olive harvesting
Issue Date: 1999
Publisher: ISHS
Citation: Dias, António B.; Peça, José O.; Pinheiro, Anacleto C.; Costa, S.; Almeida, Arlindo; Santos, Luís S.S.; Reynolds, Domingos (1999) - Effect of tree size and variety on olive harvesting with an impact. Acta Horticulturae. ISSN 0567-7572. 474, p. 219-222 e Proceedings of the Thrird International Symposium on Olive Growing. Chania
Series/Report no.: 474;
Abstract: Tests were carried out in Alentejo (Southern Portugal), with the objective of studying the influence of tree size and varieties in olive harvesting by vibration. A shaker manufactured in Portugal, mounted on a front loader of a four wheel drive tractor was used in the tests. The shaker requires a minimum of 30 kW and vibrates either the trunk, or the main branches. The results will be stated in terms of the percentage of olives harvested within the total yield, work rate and time of vibration per tree.
Peer review: yes
ISSN: 0567-7572
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