Avocado Café

January 11, 2023
Patrick Brown, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC, Davis
Gary Bender, UC‐ANR, San Diego/Riverside County, Advisor Emeritus

December 1, 2022
Irrigation Management for Avocados
Ben Faber, UC‐ANR, Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties
Khaled Bali, UC-ANR Kearney Agricultural Center

November 17, 2022
Leaching & Interpreting your water and soil analysis reports
Khaled Bali, UC-ANR Kearney Agricultural Center
Ben Faber, UC‐ANR, Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties

September 20, 2022
Understanding Irrigation – Part 4. Irrigation Scheduling
Khaled Bali, UC-ANR Kearney Agricultural Center
Daniele Zaccaria, UC Davis

August 30, 2022
Understanding Irrigation – Part 3. Irrigation Design and Maintenance
Stu Styles, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Jamie Whiteford, Ventura County Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2022
Understanding Irrigation – Part 2. Water quality and how avocados respond to salinity stress
David Yalin Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Silit Lazare Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

June 2, 2022
Understanding Irrigation – Part 1. How the plant responds and the soil beneath
Mary Lu Arpaia, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside
Ben Faber, University of California, Agricultural and Natural Resources, Ventura county


April 26, 2022
Fertilization of Avocado for Increased Yield Potentials
David Crowley, Professor Emeritus, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, Riverside


March 29, 2022
Avocado productivity: Understanding pollinators and their importance for avocado fruit set
Arnon Dag, Institute of Plant Sciences, The Volcani Institute, Israel
Gordon Frankie, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management, UC Berkeley
Raffi Stern, MIGAL Galilee Research Institute, Israel


February 18, 2022
Avocado productivity: How the interplay of light and vegetative vigor influences yield
Rodrigo Iturrieta, University of California, Riverside
Gerardo Adunate, Avocado Consultant, Chile


January 26, 2022
Innovation: How should we push the boundaries of avocado growing –Intensive Management Systems?
Louise Ferguson - University of California, Davis

Zander Ernst - Allesbeste Nursery, Tzaneen, South Africa

December 13, 2021
Francisco Mena Völker - GAMA, Quillota, Chile


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