Fruit and Nut Information
All of the Categories by Fruits & Nuts : Avocado
UCCE Ventura Co.
Avocado Fertilization Guidelines
User friendly avocado fertilization guidelines based on current nutrient management research.
Newsletters & Blogs: Farm Advisors - Current Topics
Topics in Subropics - Blog
A collaborative blog by UC Farm Advisors and Specialists in subtropical horticulture in California.
Avocado Notes - San Luis Obispo County
Newsletter from Mary Bianchi, Farm Advisor, San Luis Obispo County
Topics in Subtropics Newsletter - Nine counties in which subtropicals can be grown
Newsletter from the Subtropical Tree Crop Farm Advisors spanning nine counties in California.
Kern Citrus & Subtropical Fruit - Kern County
Newsletter from Craig Kallsen, Kern County Farm Advisor
non-University of California Resources
Texas Plant Disease Handbook: Avocado
Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
Crop Knowledge: Avocado
Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa
Ag. Marketing and Resource Center, 2012
Farmer's Bookshelf: Avocado
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Worldwide avocado data source. Hofshi Foundation
Crop Profile for Avocados in California (pdf)
USDA National Science Foundation Center for IPM. 1999 (48 pp.)
FruitScapes: Subtropical Fruit Crops
University of Florida
Cost and Return Studies by the Dept. of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Davis
Includes: individual studies for most California fruit & nut crops by region. Studies authored by UCCE Specialists & Farm Advisors.
Avocado Market: A Growth Market in a Mature Food Industry (PowerPoint to pdf)
Roberta Cook, Dept. Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Davis. 2003
Avocado Fact Sheet
material source:Growing Avocados in the San Joaquin Valley. UC DANR Pub. 904, 1995
Dept. of Botany and Plant Science, UC Riverside
The crop of the day: Avocado, Persea americana
Paul Gepts, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis. 2002
Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality: Avocado
Adel Kader, Dept. Plant Sciences, UC Davis, and Mary Lu Arpaia, Dept. of Plant Sciences and Botany, UC Riverside, UC Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
Recovery from Fire Damage in Avocado Groves
Gary Bender, UCCE San Diego Co.
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