WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- The acreage devoted to strawberry production in California enjoyed its second consecutive year of growth, according to the California Strawberry Commission, which compiles the annual figures. Some 26,339 acres of strawberries were planted for harvest in 2000, a 7% increase from the 24,603 acres planted for the 1999 season, according to officials. The Oxnard, Calif., growing area showed the biggest jump, with nearly 900 new acres of plants, up 13% from the year before. ...

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