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

Title
Fruits staining survey report
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Research reports 19/05/2020
Fruit staining best practice guide
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 29/04/2020
Fruit staining report and literature review 2020
1 file(s) 4 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources 29/04/2020
Mature tree health decision guide
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 02/04/2020
Ludemann Orchard Katikati field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 18 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Kakariki Orchard Te Puke field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Fruit staining update from Mark Braithwaite November 26
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, Presentations 05/12/2019
Springfield Orchard Lower Kaimai field day handout 15-11-2019
1 file(s) 71 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 13/11/2019
Awatea Orchard Katikati field day handout 17-10-2019
1 file(s) 15 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Katikati field day handout 06-08-2019
1 file(s) 9 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Recommended reading_Avoscene March 2019
2 file(s) 2 downloads
2019, Grower resources 29/07/2019
Katikati field day handout 26-03-2019
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke back to basics handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 25 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke field day handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Best practice guide for fruit rot management – PDF download
1 file(s) 204 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources, Handout 10/04/2019
New cultivars trial orchards – Woods profile
1 file(s) 33 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Watchorn profile
1 file(s) 13 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Southern Orchards – Kiwigreen profile
1 file(s) 20 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Puripak profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Mangawhai profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Lynwood profile
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Kloof profile
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Cliff profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
Orchard event calendar
1 file(s) 72 downloads
Grower resources, Reading your trees, Technical Resources, Tree and fruit 30/11/2018
Technical note copper
1 file(s) 295 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 10/04/2019
FAQ Copper
1 file(s) 134 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 05/06/2019
Copper application information sheet
1 file(s) 231 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 10/04/2019
Review of Fruit Rots in the New Zealand August2017
1 file(s) 142 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 19/02/2019
Orchard gate return (OGR) template
1 file(s) 49 downloads
Grower resources, Templates 28/11/2018
Storm damage decision guide
1 file(s) 6 downloads
Grower resources, Land & enviroment 29/11/2018
Stop avocado theft
1 file(s) 116 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018
Immature avocados
1 file(s) 121 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018

Part 2 – Tree and fruit

Title
Fruits staining survey report
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Research reports 19/05/2020
Fruit staining best practice guide
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 29/04/2020
Fruit staining report and literature review 2020
1 file(s) 4 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources 29/04/2020
Mature tree health decision guide
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 02/04/2020
Ludemann Orchard Katikati field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 18 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Kakariki Orchard Te Puke field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Fruit staining update from Mark Braithwaite November 26
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, Presentations 05/12/2019
Springfield Orchard Lower Kaimai field day handout 15-11-2019
1 file(s) 71 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 13/11/2019
Awatea Orchard Katikati field day handout 17-10-2019
1 file(s) 15 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Katikati field day handout 06-08-2019
1 file(s) 9 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Recommended reading_Avoscene March 2019
2 file(s) 2 downloads
2019, Grower resources 29/07/2019
Katikati field day handout 26-03-2019
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke back to basics handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 25 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke field day handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Best practice guide for fruit rot management – PDF download
1 file(s) 204 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources, Handout 10/04/2019
New cultivars trial orchards – Woods profile
1 file(s) 33 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Watchorn profile
1 file(s) 13 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Southern Orchards – Kiwigreen profile
1 file(s) 20 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Puripak profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Mangawhai profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Lynwood profile
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Kloof profile
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Cliff profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
Orchard event calendar
1 file(s) 72 downloads
Grower resources, Reading your trees, Technical Resources, Tree and fruit 30/11/2018
Technical note copper
1 file(s) 295 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 10/04/2019
FAQ Copper
1 file(s) 134 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 05/06/2019
Copper application information sheet
1 file(s) 231 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 10/04/2019
Review of Fruit Rots in the New Zealand August2017
1 file(s) 142 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 19/02/2019
Orchard gate return (OGR) template
1 file(s) 49 downloads
Grower resources, Templates 28/11/2018
Storm damage decision guide
1 file(s) 6 downloads
Grower resources, Land & enviroment 29/11/2018
Stop avocado theft
1 file(s) 116 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018
Immature avocados
1 file(s) 121 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018

Part 3 – Land and environment

Title
Fruits staining survey report
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Research reports 19/05/2020
Fruit staining best practice guide
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 29/04/2020
Fruit staining report and literature review 2020
1 file(s) 4 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources 29/04/2020
Mature tree health decision guide
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 02/04/2020
Ludemann Orchard Katikati field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 18 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Kakariki Orchard Te Puke field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Fruit staining update from Mark Braithwaite November 26
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, Presentations 05/12/2019
Springfield Orchard Lower Kaimai field day handout 15-11-2019
1 file(s) 71 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 13/11/2019
Awatea Orchard Katikati field day handout 17-10-2019
1 file(s) 15 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Katikati field day handout 06-08-2019
1 file(s) 9 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Recommended reading_Avoscene March 2019
2 file(s) 2 downloads
2019, Grower resources 29/07/2019
Katikati field day handout 26-03-2019
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke back to basics handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 25 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke field day handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Best practice guide for fruit rot management – PDF download
1 file(s) 204 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources, Handout 10/04/2019
New cultivars trial orchards – Woods profile
1 file(s) 33 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Watchorn profile
1 file(s) 13 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Southern Orchards – Kiwigreen profile
1 file(s) 20 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Puripak profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Mangawhai profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Lynwood profile
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Kloof profile
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Cliff profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
Orchard event calendar
1 file(s) 72 downloads
Grower resources, Reading your trees, Technical Resources, Tree and fruit 30/11/2018
Technical note copper
1 file(s) 295 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 10/04/2019
FAQ Copper
1 file(s) 134 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 05/06/2019
Copper application information sheet
1 file(s) 231 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 10/04/2019
Review of Fruit Rots in the New Zealand August2017
1 file(s) 142 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 19/02/2019
Orchard gate return (OGR) template
1 file(s) 49 downloads
Grower resources, Templates 28/11/2018
Storm damage decision guide
1 file(s) 6 downloads
Grower resources, Land & enviroment 29/11/2018
Stop avocado theft
1 file(s) 116 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018
Immature avocados
1 file(s) 121 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018

Part 4 – Pest and disease

Title
Fruits staining survey report
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Research reports 19/05/2020
Fruit staining best practice guide
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 29/04/2020
Fruit staining report and literature review 2020
1 file(s) 4 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources 29/04/2020
Mature tree health decision guide
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 02/04/2020
Ludemann Orchard Katikati field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 18 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Kakariki Orchard Te Puke field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Fruit staining update from Mark Braithwaite November 26
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, Presentations 05/12/2019
Springfield Orchard Lower Kaimai field day handout 15-11-2019
1 file(s) 71 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 13/11/2019
Awatea Orchard Katikati field day handout 17-10-2019
1 file(s) 15 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Katikati field day handout 06-08-2019
1 file(s) 9 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Recommended reading_Avoscene March 2019
2 file(s) 2 downloads
2019, Grower resources 29/07/2019
Katikati field day handout 26-03-2019
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke back to basics handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 25 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke field day handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Best practice guide for fruit rot management – PDF download
1 file(s) 204 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources, Handout 10/04/2019
New cultivars trial orchards – Woods profile
1 file(s) 33 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Watchorn profile
1 file(s) 13 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Southern Orchards – Kiwigreen profile
1 file(s) 20 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Puripak profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Mangawhai profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Lynwood profile
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Kloof profile
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Cliff profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
Orchard event calendar
1 file(s) 72 downloads
Grower resources, Reading your trees, Technical Resources, Tree and fruit 30/11/2018
Technical note copper
1 file(s) 295 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 10/04/2019
FAQ Copper
1 file(s) 134 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 05/06/2019
Copper application information sheet
1 file(s) 231 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 10/04/2019
Review of Fruit Rots in the New Zealand August2017
1 file(s) 142 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 19/02/2019
Orchard gate return (OGR) template
1 file(s) 49 downloads
Grower resources, Templates 28/11/2018
Storm damage decision guide
1 file(s) 6 downloads
Grower resources, Land & enviroment 29/11/2018
Stop avocado theft
1 file(s) 116 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018
Immature avocados
1 file(s) 121 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018

Part 5 – Harvest

Title
Fruits staining survey report
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Research reports 19/05/2020
Fruit staining best practice guide
1 file(s) 3 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 29/04/2020
Fruit staining report and literature review 2020
1 file(s) 4 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources 29/04/2020
Mature tree health decision guide
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Part 4, Root rot management, Tree health 02/04/2020
Ludemann Orchard Katikati field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 18 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Kakariki Orchard Te Puke field day handout 06-03-2020
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 05/03/2020
Fruit staining update from Mark Braithwaite November 26
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, Presentations 05/12/2019
Springfield Orchard Lower Kaimai field day handout 15-11-2019
1 file(s) 71 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 13/11/2019
Awatea Orchard Katikati field day handout 17-10-2019
1 file(s) 15 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Katikati field day handout 06-08-2019
1 file(s) 9 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 12/11/2019
Recommended reading_Avoscene March 2019
2 file(s) 2 downloads
2019, Grower resources 29/07/2019
Katikati field day handout 26-03-2019
1 file(s) 19 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke back to basics handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 25 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Te Puke field day handout 13-03-2019
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, Handout 28/03/2019
Best practice guide for fruit rot management – PDF download
1 file(s) 204 downloads
Fruit rot control, Grower resources, Handout 10/04/2019
New cultivars trial orchards – Woods profile
1 file(s) 33 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Watchorn profile
1 file(s) 13 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Southern Orchards – Kiwigreen profile
1 file(s) 20 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 09/12/2018
New cultivars trial orchards – Puripak profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Mangawhai profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Lynwood profile
1 file(s) 10 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Kloof profile
1 file(s) 5 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
New cultivars trial orchards – Cliff profile
1 file(s) 8 downloads
Grower resources, New cultivars 14/02/2020
Orchard event calendar
1 file(s) 72 downloads
Grower resources, Reading your trees, Technical Resources, Tree and fruit 30/11/2018
Technical note copper
1 file(s) 295 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 10/04/2019
FAQ Copper
1 file(s) 134 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 05/06/2019
Copper application information sheet
1 file(s) 231 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources 10/04/2019
Review of Fruit Rots in the New Zealand August2017
1 file(s) 142 downloads
Fruit rot control, Fruit rot management, Grower resources, Pest & Disease 19/02/2019
Orchard gate return (OGR) template
1 file(s) 49 downloads
Grower resources, Templates 28/11/2018
Storm damage decision guide
1 file(s) 6 downloads
Grower resources, Land & enviroment 29/11/2018
Stop avocado theft
1 file(s) 116 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018
Immature avocados
1 file(s) 121 downloads
Grower resources, Theft 29/11/2018