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 1 -Site selection
1 file(s) 254 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 1 – Chapter 2 – Orchard Establishment
1 file(s) 474 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 1 – Chapter 3 – Phenology
1 file(s) 218 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 21/04/2021

Part 2 – Tree and fruit

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Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 1 – Canopy management
1 file(s) 276 downloads
June 2020
Canopy management, Grower manual, Part 2, Tree and fruit 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 2 – Pollination and fruit set
1 file(s) 229 downloads
July 2020
Grower manual, Part 2, Pollination and fruit set, Tree and fruit 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 3 – Tree Health
1 file(s) 261 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Part 2, Tree and fruit, Tree health 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 4 – Soil Moisture and Irrigation
1 file(s) 291 downloads
July 2020
Grower manual, Irrigation & soil management, Part 2, Tree and fruit 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 5 – Replant
1 file(s) 148 downloads
July 2020
Grower manual, Part 2, Replant, Tree and fruit 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 6 – Nutrition
1 file(s) 355 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Nutrition, Part 2, Tree and fruit 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 7 – Weed Control
1 file(s) 239 downloads
July 2020
Grower manual, Part 2, Tree and fruit, Weed control 21/04/2021

Part 3 – Land and environment

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Grower manual – Part 3 – Chapter 1 -Shelter
1 file(s) 176 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Land & enviroment, Part 3 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 3 – Chapter 2 -Frost Protection
1 file(s) 135 downloads
March 2021
Grower manual, Land & enviroment, Part 3 21/04/2021

Part 4 – Pest and disease

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2020-02-24 Phosphonate partitioning report
1 file(s) 7 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Research reports, Root rot management 05/05/2021
Mature tree health decision guide
1 file(s) 114 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 05/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 1 – Spraying
1 file(s) 346 downloads
December 2020
Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease, Pests and disease 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 2 – Pests
1 file(s) 413 downloads
December 2020
Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease, Pest Resources, Pests and disease 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 3 – Phytophthora Root Rot Management
1 file(s) 245 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 4 – Fruit rot management
1 file(s) 142 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) 115 downloads
July 2020
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5, Requirements for export 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 2 – Crop estimation
1 file(s) 157 downloads
Janurary 2021
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 3 – Maturity
1 file(s) 114 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 4 – Harvest guidelines
1 file(s) 148 downloads
July 2020
Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 5 – Library Trays
1 file(s) 224 downloads
December 2018
Grower manual, Part 5 04/12/2018