1993 Summary of Avocado Research

Avocado Research Advisory Committee University of California, Riverside



  1. Germplasm Acquisition for the Persea Species Collection
    R. Scora

  2. Avocado Breeding
    G. Martin

  3. Molecular Genetics of Avocado
    M. Clegg

  4. Outcrossing in Avocado: Is there a Relationship with Yield?
    M. Clegg

  5. Improving Fruit Set and Yield of 'Hass' Avocado with a Spring Application of Boron and/or Urea to the Bloom
    C. Lovatt

  6. Fruit Set and Yield in 'Hass' can be Increased by Shifting the Time of Bloom or Proper Timing of Nitrogen Fertilization
    C. Lovatt

  7. Establishment of the Capacity to Measure Plant Growth Regulators by High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and Radioimmunoassay (RIA) in My Laboratory
    C. Lovatt

  8. Avocado Clonal Rootstock Production Trial
    M. L. Arpaia

  9. Development of a Phenological Model for California 'Hass' Avocado
    M. L. Arpaia

  10. Irrigation and Fertilization Management of Avocado
    M. L. Arpaia

  11. Minimizing Fertilizer Contamination of Ground Water by Fertilizer and Irrigation Management of Avocados
    M. Yates

  12. Zinc Nutrition of Avocado
    D. Crowley


  1. Analysis of Suppressive Soils and Development of Methods for Biocontrol of Phytophthora Root Rot
    W. Casale

  2. Control of Trunk Canker Caused by Phytophthora Citricola
    J. Menge

  3. Screening and Evaluation of New Rootstocks with Resistance to Phytophthora Cinnamomi
    J. Menge

  4. Chemical Control of Avocado Root Rot - Chemigation
    H. Ohr

  5. Chemical Control of Avocado Root Rot - Injection
    H. Ohr


  1. The Relationship Between Soil Amendments and Nematodes in an Avocado Grove
    D. Freckman


  1. Pathological Effects of Entomophagous Nematodes and Their Associated Bacteria on Avocado Insect Pests
    N. Beckage

  2. Biological Control of Mites and Greenhouse Thrips on Avocado
    J. McMurtry


  1. The Postharvest Response of 'Hass' Avocado to Methyl Bromide Fumigation
    M. L. Arpaia

  2. The Postharvest Response of 'Hass' Avocado to Differential Preharvest Nitrogen Treatments
    M. L. Arpaia