Yield components were measured in 69 strawberry plantations, cv. Cambridge Favourite, in eastern Scotland. Yield of fruit/ha was positively correlated with number of crowns/ha. Number of berries/truss (inflorescence), mean berry weight and weight of fruit/truss were negatively correlated with number of emerged trusses/crown. Weight of fruit/truss was positively correlated with both number of berries/truss and mean berry weight. Since crown number accounted for more than 50% of the yield variance it is suggested that the potential yields of strawberry plantations can be predicted from crown counts made during the dormant period.