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Master of Science (MS)
Dr. Ellis W. Lamborn
Peaches are the predominant tree fruit in Utah. Preliminary estimates for 1947 indicate a crop of 933,000 bushels valued at $1,679,000, which represents approximately 27 percent of the value of the major fruits grown in Utah and 1.2 percent of the value of all agricultural commodities grown in the state (5:23). It should be noted, however, that the 1947 peach crop was somewhat above normal. The estimated average annual production over the 10-year period 1938 to 1947 was 722,000 bushels.
Larsen, Marion R., "An analysis of consumer preferences for peaches in Salt Lake City, Utah, 1947" (1948). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1805.
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