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) 281 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 1 – Chapter 2 – Orchard Establishment
1 file(s) 516 downloads
February 2021
Grower manual, Part 1, Starting out 21/04/2021
Grower manual – Part 1 – Chapter 3 – Phenology
1 file(s) 250 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) 305 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) 280 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) 301 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) 316 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) 170 downloads
    July 2020
    Grower manual, Part 2, Replant, Tree and fruit 21/04/2021
    Grower manual – Part 2 – Chapter 6 – Nutrition
    1 file(s) 419 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) 274 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) 199 downloads
      February 2021
      Grower manual, Land & enviroment, Part 3 21/04/2021
      Grower manual – Part 3 – Chapter 2 -Frost Protection
      1 file(s) 157 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) 113 downloads
        02-2020
        2020, Grower resources, Part 4, Research reports, Root rot management 15/06/2021
        Mature tree health decision guide
        1 file(s) 149 downloads
        Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 05/04/2021
        Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 1 – Spraying
        1 file(s) 404 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) 469 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) 277 downloads
        February 2021
        Grower manual, Part 4, Pest & Disease 21/04/2021
        Grower manual – Part 4 – Chapter 4 – Fruit rot management
        1 file(s) 158 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) 139 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) 183 downloads
          Janurary 2021
          Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 21/04/2021
          Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 3 – Maturity
          1 file(s) 137 downloads
          February 2021
          Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 21/04/2021
          Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 4 – Harvest guidelines
          1 file(s) 176 downloads
          July 2020
          Grower manual, Harvest, Part 5 21/04/2021
          Grower manual – Part 5 – Chapter 5 – Library Trays
          1 file(s) 254 downloads
          December 2018
          Grower manual, Part 5 04/12/2018