Received for publication June 7, 1974. Approved for publication as Paper No. 4351 in the Journal Series of the North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station, Raleigh.
Research Associate, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, Professor, Horticulture Science Department, and Associate Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department.
Perkinson, F. D. 1972. Prediction models for the production and harvesting of pickling type cucumber. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, North Carolina State University.
In personal communications Dr. Ervin G. Humphries has indicated that the cucumber plant will be destroyed before harvesting 17 times by a mechanical harvester. Plant damage from the mechanical harvester was not included in the model.