This classic book is a comprehensive guide to marketing fruit, with detailed information on harvesting, packing, storing, transporting, selling, and other related aspects. Written in simple, plain language and profusely illustrated, this fantastic handbook will be of considerable utility to those with a practical interest in producing and marketing fruit. Contents include: "Fruit Harvesting Operations", "Picking Operations", "Time to Pick Various Fruits", "Stems on or Off", "Succession of Pickings", "Receptacles", "Ladders", "Preparing the Fruit for Market", "Fruit Packing", "Fruit Packing Operations", "Fruit Storage", "The Effects of Storage on Fruit", "Transportation", "Fruit Markets", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit. This book was first published in 1916.