Sir B. EYRES MONSELL
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether the investigation into the marketing of fruit and vegetables has been completed; and, if so, when he expects to be in a position to publish the results?
§ Dr. ADDISON
The investigations into the marketing of fruit have been completed, and the following reports have been published:62W
"Fruit Marketing," No. 15 of the Ministry's Economic Series. Issued in March, 1927.
"Preparation of Fruit for Market, Part I.—Apples, Pears, Plums and Strawberries" No. 21 of the Economic Series. Issued in October, 1928.
Part II of the Report on Preparation of Fruit for Market—Gooseberries, Currants, Cherries, Raspberries, Loganberries, Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Grapes—is now being prepared for the press and will be issued as Economic Series No. 24.
The field work of the investigation into the marketing of vegetables will be completed this year. A series of reports on the marketing of vegetables will then be prepared and it is hoped to issue the first of these (in the Economic Series) during 1931.