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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: NOVEL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS FOR SMALL FRUITS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Evaluation of rotary, slapper, and sway blueberry mechanical harvesters for potential fruit impact points using a miniature instrumented sphere - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, P., Li, C., Takeda, F., Krewers, G., Rains, G., Hamrita, T. 2014. Evaluation of rotary, slapper, and sway blueberry mechanical harvesters for potential fruit impact points using a miniature instrumented sphere. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 101:84-92.
Visual bruise assessment and analysis of mechanical impact measurement in southern highbush blueberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, P., Li, C., Takeda, F., Krewers, G. 2014. Visual bruise assessment and analysis of mechanical impact measurement in southern highbush blueberry. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30:29-37.
Techniques for increasing machine-harvest efficiency in highbush blueberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takeda, F., Krewer, G., Li, C., Maclean, D., Olmstead, J. 2013. Techniques for increasing machine-harvest efficiency in highbush blueberry. HortTechnology. 23(4):430-436.
A miniature instrumented sphere to understand impacts created by mechanical blueberry harvesting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Yu, P., Takeda, F., Krewer, G. 2013. A miniature instrumented sphere to understand impacts created by mechanical blueberry harvesting. HortTechnology. 23(4):425-429.
Challenges with mechanical harvesting of blueberries for the fresh market - (Proceedings)
Takeda, F. 2013. Challenges with mechanical harvesting of blueberries for the fresh market. Proceedings of the Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association. p. 172-174.
New development with cultural management related to flowering - (Proceedings)
Takeda, F. 2013. New development with cultural management related to flowering. Proceedings of the Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association. p. 129-132.
Rotating cross-arm technology for blackberry production - (Proceedings)
Takeda, F. 2013. Rotating cross-arm technology for blackberry production. Proceedings of the Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association. p. 135-142.
Mechanical harvesting of blueberries with extended shelf life: impact damage and suggestions for reducing bruise injury - (Proceedings)
Takeda, F. 2013. Mechanical harvesting of blueberries with extended shelf life: impact damage and suggestions for reducing bruise injury. Oregon Blueberry Conference, January 27-30, 2013, Portland, Oregon. http://berrygrape.org/.
Cultural techniques for altering the flowering time and double-cropping short-day varieties - (Proceedings)
Takeda, F. 2013. Cultural techniques for altering the flowering time and double-cropping short-day varieties. North American Berry Conference, January 27-30, 2013, Portland, Oregon. http://berrygrape.org.
Rotating cross-arm trellis technology for blackberry production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takeda, F., Glenn, D.M., Tworkoski, T. 2013. Rotating cross-arm trellis technology for blackberry production. Journal of Berry Research. 3(1):25-40.
Quantitative evaluation of a rotary blueberry mechanical harvester using a miniature instrumental sensor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, P., Li, C., Takeda, F., Krewers, G., Rains, G., Hamrita, T. 2013. Quantitative evaluation of a rotary blueberry mechanical harvester using a miniature instrumental sensor. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 88:25-31.
Using berry impact recording device for bruising assessment in southern highbush blueberry - (Proceedings)
Li, C., Yu, P., Takeda, F., Krewer, G. 2012. Using berry impact recording device for bruising assessment in southern highbush blueberry. Acta Horticulture Proceedings. 965:143-149.
The 2011 North American strawberry symposium: an introduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takeda, F. 2013. The 2011 North American strawberry symposium: an introduction. International Journal of Fruit Science. 13:1-2.
Innovating blackberry production system - (Trade Journal)
Takeda, F. 2012. Innovating blackberry production system. Bramble: The Newsletter of the North American Branble Growers Association, Inc. 27(2):12-14.
Method for producing long-cane blackberry plants - (Abstract Only)
Takeda, F. 2012. Method for producing long-cane blackberry plants [abstract]. ASHS Annual Conference Program. p. 78.
Impact bruise assessment of southern highbush blueberry - (Abstract Only)
Takeda, F., Krewer, G., Li, C., Yu, P., Olmstead, J. 2012. Impact bruise assessment of southern highbush blueberry [abstract]. ASHS Annual Conference Program. p. 76.
Method for producing tip-layered, long-cane blackberry plants using the rotating cross-arm trellis and cane training system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takeda, F., Soria, J. 2011. Method for producing tip-layered, long-cane blackberry plants using the rotating cross-arm trellis and cane training system. HortTechnology. 21(5):563-568.
Impact bruise assessment of southern highbush blueberry - (Abstract Only)
(15-Jul-11)
New methods for regulating flowering time in short-day strawberry - (Proceedings)
(21-Jun-11)
Blackberry propagation by non-leafy floricane cuttings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takeda, F., Tworkoski, T., Finn, C.E. 2011. Blackberry propagation by non-leafy floricane cuttings. HortTechnology. 21(2):236-239.
Horizontal cane orientation and rowcover application improve winter survival and yield of trailing 'Siskiyou' blackberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takeda, F., Phillips, J.G. 2011. Horizontal cane orientation and rowcover application improve winter survival and yield of trailing 'Siskiyou' blackberry. HortTechnology. 21(2):170-175.
Horizontal cane orientation and rowcover application improve winter survival and yield of trailing 'Siskiyou' blackberry - (Trade Journal)
Takeda, F. 2010. Horizontal cane orientation and rowcover application improve winter survival and yield of trailing 'Siskiyou' blackberry. Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association (OPGMA) Today (summer issue), p 16-18.
Delaying flowering in short-day strawberry transplants with photoselective nets     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Takeda, F., Glenn, D.M., Callahan, A.M., Slovin, J.P. 2010. Delaying flowering in short-day strawberry transplants with photoselective nets. International Journal of Fruit Science. 10:134-142.
Methods for altering the flowering time in strawberries - (Abstract Only)
Takeda, F. 2010. Methods for altering the flowering time in strawberries. HortScience. 45 (8): S230 (abstract).
New methods for regulating flowering time in short-day strawberry - (Abstract Only)
Takeda, F. 2010. New methods for regulating flowering time in short-day strawberry. Meeting Abstract. Book of Abstracts, Vol 2, p-11.
Blackberry production options for cold areas     Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
Demchak, K., Elkner, T., Takeda, F. 2010. Blackberry production options for cold areas. Passages Newsletter (PASA). 82 (Feb-Mar 2010). p. 14-15.
What about blackberries? options for the northeast - (Proceedings)
Demchak, K., Elkner, T., Takeda, F. 2010. What about blackberries? options for the northeast. New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference Proceedings. p. 191-192.
Report on 2008-2009 USDA-UMD strawberry research at Wye REC - (Abstract Only)
Takeda, F., Newell, M., Lewers, K.S., Enns, J.M. 2009. Report on 2008-2009 USDA-UMD strawberry research at Wye REC. Wye Strawberry Twilight Meeting Booklet. Pg 10-11.
Off-season greenhouse strawberry production - (Abstract Only)
Deyton, D.D., Sams, C.E., Takeda, F., Cummins, J.C. 2009. Off-season greenhouse strawberry production. HortScience. 44. p.1002.
Reducing winter injury in blackberries - (Trade Journal)
Takeda, F. 2009. Reducing winter injury in blackberries. The Mountaineer Grower. No. 595 (4 pages) (this does not have page numbers) . Mountaineer Grower.
Two methods for assessing frost tolerance in flowers of highbush blueberry cultivars - (Abstract Only)
Rowland, J., Ogden, E., Ehlenfeldt, M., Phillips, J.G., Glenn, D.M., Takeda, F. 2009. Two methods for assessing frost tolerance in flowers of highbush blueberry cultivars. HortScience. 44: 1091-1092.
North American berry industries and research areas - (Abstract Only)
Takeda, F. 2009. North American berry industries and research areas [abstract]. Defining Needs of Berry Industries. European Sciene Foundation COST 863. p. 8-10.
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