fruit grower

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fruit grower someone who grows fruit commercially
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Usage

In literature:

There was also some wax, the kind fruit growers use in grafting new scions on old trees.
"Air Service Boys Flying for Victory" by Charles Amory Beach
Oh yes, we're on the side of the fruit and alfalfa grower, because it pays.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
The trees are rapid growers, come into bearing very early, and often bear enormous crops of fruit.
"Fruits of Queensland" by Albert Benson
The farmer and the fruit grower should be particularly interested in protecting and encouraging the birds.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
Give list of 25 birds of value to farmers and fruit growers in the destruction of insect pests on crops and trees.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
Some fruit-growers go so far as to say that fruitfulness is inversely proportionate to vegetative vigor.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
Do I even blame the United Fruit Growers?
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Contrast with this the marketing of apples by the Western fruit growers' Associations.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
To prevent rabbits and mice from girdling fruit-trees in winter, is very important to fruit-growers.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
Every fruit-grower should have a good supply of some kind at hand.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
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In news:

Raymond Umlor, 80, lifelong fruit grower on 'the ridge'.
Squirrel population frustrates fruit growers.
But California growers say the outbreak has devastated sales of their fruit.
0Loy Putney, a fruit grower in Benzie County wants to reuse a vacant motel in Village of Elberta and transform it into new living space for his workers.
Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers and Columbia Valley Fruit Team Up.
He's been a leader in urging growers to become involved in genetic peach research initiatives to advance the nutritional benefits of peaches and lead to improved fruit quality in the peach industry.
Poor returns for apples in recent years have prompted Dutch fruit growers to pull out their apple orchards and replace them with pears .
The quince 's aroma develops fully only when it is picked yellow-ripe, but commercial growers usually harvest when the fruit is greenish-yellow so it will ship and store better.
Information about fruit quality can help growers with harvest decisions.
One of the benefits of presizing technology is the ability to provide real-time information to growers regarding fruit quality, says Olympic Fruit Company's Paul Koch.
Washington State University is beginning the hiring process for two new endowed position supported by the special assessment that apple and pear growers will begin paying this year through the ­Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission.
Art LaLonde, vice president of Los Angeles-based Valley Fruit & Produce Co. Said a lot of growers/shippers and packers have gotten requests and have faced the tough decision whether to pay.
Washington fruit and potato growers hope to see sales jump now that a Mexican tariff is on the verge of disappearing.
Many fruit growers know Paul Rood.
The Covert, Michigan, fruit grower is a frequent traveler on International Fruit Tree Association trips, where his opinions are carefully presented and attentively listened to.
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