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.

Part 1 – Starting out

Title
2001 Development of fruit quality disorders in New Zealand avocados at outturn in the USA for the 2001-2001 and 2001-2002 seasons
 1 file(s)  0 download
Research reports pre 2008 15/04/2019
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2018
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2017
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2016
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research reports 29/11/2018
Evaluation of a new chemical and two biological control agents
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
biological control, boscalid/pyraclostrobin, Bacillus subtilis QST 713, Serratia marcescens HR42.
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effects of drop heights and fruit harvesting methods on quality of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
mechanical damage, handling damage, prochloraz
Fruit rot management, Harvest, Requirements for export, Research reports, Research reports pre 2008 28/11/2018
Effect of the fruit coatin Biocoat on ripe rots of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Natralife™, ripe rots, body rots, stem end rot
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of rootstock cultivar on ripe fruit quality
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Mexican, Guatemalan, Zutano, Reed, ripe rots
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of Prohexadione Ca on shoot growth fruit set and retention in Hass avocado in New Zealand
 1 file(s)  16 downloads
plant growth regulator, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Nutrition, Pollination and fruit set, Research reports 28/11/2018
Differences in initial fruit set on determinate and indeterminate flowering shoots
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
panicle, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Research reports, Tree and fruit 28/11/2018
Determining and optimizing chemical application rates and spray application in different avocado canopies
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
tree row volume, coverage, spray target
Research reports 28/11/2018
Characterising plant surfaces and adjuvant interactions
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
spreading, adhesion, wettability, superspreader, concentrate sprays
Research reports 28/11/2018
2007 Research Report Review.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Research reports 27/11/2018
Carbohydrate status of late season Hass avocado fruit.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, mannoheptulose, perseitol, sucrose, glucose, fructose, starch, soluble solids content
Research reports 27/11/2018
2001 Pattern of disease development in late season fruit
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, dry matter, post-harvest rots
Research reports 27/11/2018

Part 2 – Tree and fruit

Title
2001 Development of fruit quality disorders in New Zealand avocados at outturn in the USA for the 2001-2001 and 2001-2002 seasons
 1 file(s)  0 download
Research reports pre 2008 15/04/2019
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2018
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2017
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2016
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research reports 29/11/2018
Evaluation of a new chemical and two biological control agents
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
biological control, boscalid/pyraclostrobin, Bacillus subtilis QST 713, Serratia marcescens HR42.
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effects of drop heights and fruit harvesting methods on quality of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
mechanical damage, handling damage, prochloraz
Fruit rot management, Harvest, Requirements for export, Research reports, Research reports pre 2008 28/11/2018
Effect of the fruit coatin Biocoat on ripe rots of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Natralife™, ripe rots, body rots, stem end rot
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of rootstock cultivar on ripe fruit quality
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Mexican, Guatemalan, Zutano, Reed, ripe rots
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of Prohexadione Ca on shoot growth fruit set and retention in Hass avocado in New Zealand
 1 file(s)  16 downloads
plant growth regulator, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Nutrition, Pollination and fruit set, Research reports 28/11/2018
Differences in initial fruit set on determinate and indeterminate flowering shoots
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
panicle, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Research reports, Tree and fruit 28/11/2018
Determining and optimizing chemical application rates and spray application in different avocado canopies
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
tree row volume, coverage, spray target
Research reports 28/11/2018
Characterising plant surfaces and adjuvant interactions
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
spreading, adhesion, wettability, superspreader, concentrate sprays
Research reports 28/11/2018
2007 Research Report Review.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Research reports 27/11/2018
Carbohydrate status of late season Hass avocado fruit.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, mannoheptulose, perseitol, sucrose, glucose, fructose, starch, soluble solids content
Research reports 27/11/2018
2001 Pattern of disease development in late season fruit
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, dry matter, post-harvest rots
Research reports 27/11/2018

Part 3 – Land and environment

Title
2001 Development of fruit quality disorders in New Zealand avocados at outturn in the USA for the 2001-2001 and 2001-2002 seasons
 1 file(s)  0 download
Research reports pre 2008 15/04/2019
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2018
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2017
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2016
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research reports 29/11/2018
Evaluation of a new chemical and two biological control agents
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
biological control, boscalid/pyraclostrobin, Bacillus subtilis QST 713, Serratia marcescens HR42.
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effects of drop heights and fruit harvesting methods on quality of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
mechanical damage, handling damage, prochloraz
Fruit rot management, Harvest, Requirements for export, Research reports, Research reports pre 2008 28/11/2018
Effect of the fruit coatin Biocoat on ripe rots of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Natralife™, ripe rots, body rots, stem end rot
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of rootstock cultivar on ripe fruit quality
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Mexican, Guatemalan, Zutano, Reed, ripe rots
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of Prohexadione Ca on shoot growth fruit set and retention in Hass avocado in New Zealand
 1 file(s)  16 downloads
plant growth regulator, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Nutrition, Pollination and fruit set, Research reports 28/11/2018
Differences in initial fruit set on determinate and indeterminate flowering shoots
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
panicle, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Research reports, Tree and fruit 28/11/2018
Determining and optimizing chemical application rates and spray application in different avocado canopies
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
tree row volume, coverage, spray target
Research reports 28/11/2018
Characterising plant surfaces and adjuvant interactions
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
spreading, adhesion, wettability, superspreader, concentrate sprays
Research reports 28/11/2018
2007 Research Report Review.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Research reports 27/11/2018
Carbohydrate status of late season Hass avocado fruit.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, mannoheptulose, perseitol, sucrose, glucose, fructose, starch, soluble solids content
Research reports 27/11/2018
2001 Pattern of disease development in late season fruit
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, dry matter, post-harvest rots
Research reports 27/11/2018

Part 4 – Pest and disease

Title
2001 Development of fruit quality disorders in New Zealand avocados at outturn in the USA for the 2001-2001 and 2001-2002 seasons
 1 file(s)  0 download
Research reports pre 2008 15/04/2019
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2018
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2017
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2016
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research reports 29/11/2018
Evaluation of a new chemical and two biological control agents
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
biological control, boscalid/pyraclostrobin, Bacillus subtilis QST 713, Serratia marcescens HR42.
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effects of drop heights and fruit harvesting methods on quality of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
mechanical damage, handling damage, prochloraz
Fruit rot management, Harvest, Requirements for export, Research reports, Research reports pre 2008 28/11/2018
Effect of the fruit coatin Biocoat on ripe rots of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Natralife™, ripe rots, body rots, stem end rot
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of rootstock cultivar on ripe fruit quality
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Mexican, Guatemalan, Zutano, Reed, ripe rots
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of Prohexadione Ca on shoot growth fruit set and retention in Hass avocado in New Zealand
 1 file(s)  16 downloads
plant growth regulator, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Nutrition, Pollination and fruit set, Research reports 28/11/2018
Differences in initial fruit set on determinate and indeterminate flowering shoots
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
panicle, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Research reports, Tree and fruit 28/11/2018
Determining and optimizing chemical application rates and spray application in different avocado canopies
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
tree row volume, coverage, spray target
Research reports 28/11/2018
Characterising plant surfaces and adjuvant interactions
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
spreading, adhesion, wettability, superspreader, concentrate sprays
Research reports 28/11/2018
2007 Research Report Review.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Research reports 27/11/2018
Carbohydrate status of late season Hass avocado fruit.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, mannoheptulose, perseitol, sucrose, glucose, fructose, starch, soluble solids content
Research reports 27/11/2018
2001 Pattern of disease development in late season fruit
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, dry matter, post-harvest rots
Research reports 27/11/2018

Part 5 – Harvest

Title
2001 Development of fruit quality disorders in New Zealand avocados at outturn in the USA for the 2001-2001 and 2001-2002 seasons
 1 file(s)  0 download
Research reports pre 2008 15/04/2019
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2018
 1 file(s)  9 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2017
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research bulletin 29/11/2018
NZ Avocado Research Bulletin 2016
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
Research reports 29/11/2018
Evaluation of a new chemical and two biological control agents
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
biological control, boscalid/pyraclostrobin, Bacillus subtilis QST 713, Serratia marcescens HR42.
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effects of drop heights and fruit harvesting methods on quality of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
mechanical damage, handling damage, prochloraz
Fruit rot management, Harvest, Requirements for export, Research reports, Research reports pre 2008 28/11/2018
Effect of the fruit coatin Biocoat on ripe rots of Hass avocados
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Natralife™, ripe rots, body rots, stem end rot
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of rootstock cultivar on ripe fruit quality
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Mexican, Guatemalan, Zutano, Reed, ripe rots
Research reports 28/11/2018
Effect of Prohexadione Ca on shoot growth fruit set and retention in Hass avocado in New Zealand
 1 file(s)  16 downloads
plant growth regulator, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Nutrition, Pollination and fruit set, Research reports 28/11/2018
Differences in initial fruit set on determinate and indeterminate flowering shoots
 1 file(s)  3 downloads
panicle, alternate bearing
Canopy management, Research reports, Tree and fruit 28/11/2018
Determining and optimizing chemical application rates and spray application in different avocado canopies
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
tree row volume, coverage, spray target
Research reports 28/11/2018
Characterising plant surfaces and adjuvant interactions
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
spreading, adhesion, wettability, superspreader, concentrate sprays
Research reports 28/11/2018
2007 Research Report Review.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Research reports 27/11/2018
Carbohydrate status of late season Hass avocado fruit.pdf
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, mannoheptulose, perseitol, sucrose, glucose, fructose, starch, soluble solids content
Research reports 27/11/2018
2001 Pattern of disease development in late season fruit
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
maturity, dry matter, post-harvest rots
Research reports 27/11/2018