Grower manual

This manual is designed to give new and existing growers, the best practice guideline to growing avocados as a commercial crop. It is a supporting document to be used in conjunction with advice from your consultant and packhouse.

Hard copies of this can be purchased through the Avoshop here.

Part 1 – Starting out

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Grower manual – Part 1 – Chapter 3 – Phenology
1 file(s) 139 downloads
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 12/06/2019
Grower manual – Part 1 – Chapter 1 -Site selection
1 file(s) 180 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 1 – Chapter 2 – Orchard Establishment
1 file(s) 312 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 04/12/2018

Part 2 – Tree and fruit

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Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 1 – Canopy management
1 file(s) 198 downloads
December 2018
Canopy management, Grower manual, Part 2, Tree and fruit 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 2 – Pollination and fruit set
1 file(s) 157 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 2, Pollination and fruit set, Tree and fruit 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 3 – Tree Health
1 file(s) 170 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 2, Tree and fruit, Tree health 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 4 – Soil Moisture and Irrigation
1 file(s) 162 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Irrigation & soil management, Part 2, Tree and fruit 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 5 – Replant
1 file(s) 105 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 2, Replant, Tree and fruit 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 6 – Nutrition
1 file(s) 214 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Nutrition, Part 2, Tree and fruit 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 7 – Weed Control
1 file(s) 149 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 2, Tree and fruit, Weed control 04/12/2018

Part 3 – Land and environment

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Grower manual – Part 3 – Chapter 1 -Shelter
1 file(s) 108 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Land & enviroment, Part 3 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 3 – Chapter 2 -Frost Protection
1 file(s) 90 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Land & enviroment, Part 3 04/12/2018

Part 4 – Pest and disease

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Mature tree health decision guide
1 file(s) 30 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 02/04/2020
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 1 – Spraying
1 file(s) 226 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease, Pests and disease 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 2 – Pests
1 file(s) 261 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease, Pest Resources, Pests and disease 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 3 – Phytophthora Root Rot Management
1 file(s) 148 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 4 – Fruit rot management
1 file(s) 96 downloads
December 2018
Fruit rot management, Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease 04/12/2018

Part 5 – Harvest

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Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 1 – Requirements for export
1 file(s) 79 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5, Requirements for export 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 2 – Crop estimation
1 file(s) 108 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 05/06/2019
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 3 – Maturity
1 file(s) 80 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 4 – Harvest guidelines
1 file(s) 92 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 04/12/2018
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 5 – Library Trays
1 file(s) 105 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 5 04/12/2018