Quality of Red River Valley Potatoes in various types of consumer packages
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Report of a study made under the Research and Marketing Act of 1946.
Dr. M. A. Smith and Mr. Vincent A. Reubelt, of the Division of Fruit and Vegetable Crops and Diseases, assisted with some of the inspections. Some of the potatoes used in these experiments were furnished by the Red River Valley Potato Growers Association. Packages used in these tests were furnished by John Whitnack and Walter Fankhanel, of the Associated Potato Growers, Grand Forks, N. Dak; J. B. Sickel, of the International Paper Co., Chicago, Illinois ; Dr. Wm. Aldrich, of the American Fruit Growers Inc., Hagerstown, Md. ; Food Packaging, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ; Shellmar Products Corp., Mt. Vernon, Ohio; and Flexible Package Co., Chicago, Illinois. The cooperation of these individuals and firms is gratefully acknowledged.
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- Quality of Red River Valley Potatoes in various types of consumer packages
American Potato Journal
Volume 28, Issue 5 , pp 589-602
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- 1. Division of Fruit and Vegetable Crops and Diseases, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Research Administration, Unified States Department of Agriculture, East Grand Forks, Minn, and Chicago, Ill.