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Various techniques have been used for emasculation of rosaceous fruits; fingernails, scalpels, and tweezers are typical tools (1, 3, 5, 7). Emasculation tools for stone fruits have been made from a hacksaw and from square-jawed forceps with cut out corners (6). Barrett and Arisumi (2) devised an instrument that consisted of a pair of scissors with a triangular notch in the blade whose width could be adjusted by an adjustable arm or set screw.

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