Selected Articles from Scientia Horticulturae
(Printed with permission from Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam)

Volume 3 (1975)

Abou Aziz, A.B.; Desouki, I.; El-Tanahy, M.M. - Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization on Yield and Fruit Oil Content of Avocado Trees.  Scientia Horticulturae, 3 (1975) 89-94. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 5 (1976)

Trochoulias, T.; O'Neill, G.H. - Girdling of 'Fuerte' Avocado in Subtropical Australia.  Scientia Horticulturae, 5 (1976) 239-242. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 7 (1977)

Sedgley, Margaret - Reduced Pollen Tube Growth and the Presence of Callose in the Pistil of the Male Floral Stage of the Avocado.  Scientia Horticulturae, 7 (1977) 27-36. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 8 (1978)

Buttrose, M.S., Alexander, D.McE. - Promotion of Floral Initiation in 'Fuerte' Avocado by Low Temperature and Short Daylength.  Scientia Horticulturae, 8 (1978) 213-217. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 14 (1981)

Chaplin, Grantley R., Hawson, M.G. - Extending the Postharvest Life of Unrefrigerated Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) Fruit by Storage in Polyethylene Bags.  Scientia Horticulturae, 14 (1981) 219-226. (Full Text in PDF)

Sedgley, Margaret, Annells, C.M. - Flowering and Fruit-Set Response to Temperature in the Avocado Cultivar 'Hass'.  Scientia Horticulturae, 14 (1981) 27-33. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 16 (1982)

Scholefield, P.B. - A Scanning Electron Microscope Study of Flowers of Avocado, Litchi, Macadamia and Mango.  Scientia Horticulturae, 16 (1982) 263-272. (Full Text in PDF)

Wills, R.B.H., Tirmazi, S.I.H. - Inhibition of Ripening of Avocados with Calcium.  Scientia Horticulturae, 16 (1982) 322-330. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 18 (1982/83)

Sedgley, Margaret, Grant, W.J.R. - Effect of Low Temperatures During Flowering on Floral Cycle and Pollen Tube Growth in Nine Avocado Cultivars.  Scientia Horticulturae, 18 (1982/83) 207-213. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 25 (1985)

Sedgley, Margaret, Scholefield, P.B., Alexander, D.McE. - Inhibition of Flowering of Mexican- and Guatemalan-Type Avocados Under Tropical Conditions.  Scientia Horticulturae, 25 (1985) 21-30. (Full Text in PDF)

Scholefield, P.B., Sedgley, Margaret, Alexander, D.McE. - Carbohydrate Cycling in Relation to Shoot Growth, Floral Initiation and Development and Yield in the Avocado.  Scientia Horticulturae, 25 (1985) 99-110. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 26 (1985)

Zauberman, Giora, Fuchs, Yoram, Akerman, Miriam - Peroxidase Activity in Avocado Fruit Stored at Chilling Temperatures.  Scientia Horticulturae, 26 (1985) 261-265. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 27 (1985)

Vrecenar-Gadus, Michelle, Ellstrand, Norman C. - The Effect of Planting Design on Out-Crossing Rate and Yield in the 'Hass' Avocado.  Scientia Horticulturae, 27 (1985) 215-221. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 32 (1987)

Zilkah, Shmuel, Klein, Isaac - Growth Kinetics and Determination of Shape and Size of Small and Large Avocado Fruits Cultivar 'Hass' on the Tree.  Scientia Horticulturae, 32 (1987) 195-202. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 36 (1988)

Chirachint, Wannachan, Turner, David W. - Shade Reduces the Foliar Symptoms of 'Fuerte' Avocado Affected by Salt, without Significantly Changing the Concentration of Na, K or CI in the Leaves.  Scientia Horticulturae, 36 (1988) 1-15. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 37 (1988)

Cutting, Jonathan G.M., van Vuuren, S.P. - Rooting Leafy Non-Etiolated Avocado Cuttings from Gibberellin-Injected Trees.  Scientia Horticulturae, 37 (1988) 171-176. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 38 (1989)

Broadbent, Patricia, Trochoulias, T., Baigent, D.R., Abbott, T.S., Dettmann, E. Belinda - Effect of Soil Management on Avocados in a Krasnozem Soil.  Scientia Horticulturae, 38 (1989) 87-104. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 41 (1989)

Cutting, Jonathan G.M., Bower, John P. - The Relationship Between Basipetal Auxin Transport and Calcium Allocation in Vegetative and Reproductive Flushes in Avocado.  Scientia Horticulturae, 41 (1989) 27-34. (Full Text in PDF)

Wolstenholme, B. Nigel, Whiley, Anthony W., Saranah, Jack B. - Manipulating Vegetative: Reproductive Growth in Avocado (Persea americana Mill.) with Paclobutrazol Foliar Sprays.  Scientia Horticulturae, 41 (1990) 315-327. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 44 (1990)

Witney, Guy W., Hofman, P.J., Wolstenholme, B. Nigel - Effect of cultivar, tree vigour and fruit position on calcium accumulation in avocado fruits.  Scientia Horticulturae, 44 (1990) 269-278. (Full Text in PDF)

Witney, Guy W., Hofman, P.J., Wolstenholme, B. Nigel - Mineral distribution in avocado trees with reference to calcium cycling and fruit quality.  Scientia Horticulturae, 44 (1990) 279-291. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 45 (1990)

Adato, I. - Effects of paclobutrazol on avocado (Persea americana Mill.) cv. 'Fuerte'.  Scientia Horticulturae, 45 (1990) 105-115. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 48 (1991)

Becker, D., Raviv, M., Cosse, A., Medina, D., Reuveni, O. - Avocado rooting promoter (ARP) detection in Laurus nobilis L. and Magnifera indica L. based on gas chromatography.  Scientia Horticulturae, 48 (1991) 323-328. (Full Text in PDF)

Schaffer, Bruce, Whiley, Anthony W., Kohli, R.R. - Effects of leaf age on gas exchange characteristics of avocado (Persea americana Mill.).  Scientia Horticulturae, 48 (1991) 21-28. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 51 (1992)

Sagee, O., Raviv, M., Medina, Sh., Becker, D., Cosse, A. - Involvement of rooting factors and free IAA in the rootability of citrus species stem cuttings.  Scientia Horticulturae, 51 (1992) 187-195. (Full Text in PDF)

Smillie, Robert M. - Calvin cycle activity in fruit and the effect of heat stress.  Scientia Horticulturae, 51 (1992) 83-95. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 53 (1993)

Thorp, T. Grant, Sedgley, Margaret - Architectural analysis of tree form in a range of avocado cultivars.  Scientia Horticulturae, 53 (1993) 85-98. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 56 (1993)

Thorp, T. Grant, Sedgley, Margaret - Manipulation of shoot growth patterns in relation to early fruit set in 'Hass' avocado (Persea americana Mill.).  Scientia Horticulturae, 56 (1993) 147-156. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 62 (1995)

Wiesman, Z. - Rootstock and nitrate involvement in 'Ettinger' avocado response to chloride stress.  Scientia Horticulturae, 62 (1995) 33-43. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 66 (1996)

Whiley, Anthony W., Rasmussen, Trevor S., Saranah, Jack B., Wolstenholme, B. Nigel - Delayed harvest effects on yield, fruit size and starch cycling in avocado ( Persea americana Mill.) in subtropical environments. I. the early-maturing cv. Fuerte.  Scientia Horticulturae, 66 (1996) 23-34. (Full Text in PDF)

Whiley, Anthony W., Rasmussen, Trevor S., Saranah, Jack B., Wolstenholme, B. Nigel - Delayed harvest effects on yield, fruit size and starch cycling in avocado ( Persea americana Mill.) in subtropical late-maturing environments. II. The cv. Hass.  Scientia Horticulturae, 66 (1996) 35-49. (Full Text in PDF)

Zilkah, S., Wiesman, Z., Klein, Isaac, David, I. - Folk applied urea improves freezing protection to avocado and peach.  Scientia Horticulturae, 66 (1996) 85-92. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 67 (1996)

van der Maesen, L.J.G. - Avocado Descriptors.  Scientia Horticulturae, 67 (1996) 252-253. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 80 (1999)

Mizrach, A., Flitsanov, U., El Bazri, R., Degani, Chemda - Determination of avocado maturity by ultrasonic attenuation measurements.  Scientia Horticulturae, 80 (1999) 173-180. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 84 (2000)

Kerguelen, V., Hoddle, M.S. - Comparison of the susceptibility of several cultivars of avocado to the persea mite, Oligonychus perseae (Acari: Tetranychidae).  Scientia Horticulturae, 84 (2000) 101-114. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 86 (2000)

Kobayashi, M., Lin, J.Z., Davis, Joel W., Francis, Len, Clegg, Michael T. - Quantitative analysis of avocado outcrossing and yield in California using RAPD markers.  Scientia Horticulturae, 86 (2000) 135-149. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 92 (2002)

Hofman, P.J., Vuthapanich, S., Whiley, Anthony W., Klieber, A., Simons, D.H. - Tree yield and fruit minerals concentrations influence 'Hass' avocado fruit quality.  Scientia Horticulturae, 92 (2002) 113-123. (Full Text in PDF)

Reyes-Santamaría, Isabel, Terrazas, T., Barrientos-Priego, Alejandro F., Trejo, Carlos - Xylem conductivity and vulnerability in cultivars and races of avocado.  Scientia Horticulturae, 92 (2002) 97-105. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 95 (2002)

Chartzoulakis, K., Patakas, A., Kofidis, G., Bosabalidis, A., Nastou, A. - Water stress affects leaf anatomy, gas exchange, water relations and growth of two avocado cultivars.  Scientia Horticulturae, 95 (2002) 39-50. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 101 (2004)

Ashworth, Vanessa E., Kobayashi, M., De La Cruz, Marlene, Clegg, Michael T. - Microsatellite markers in avocado (Persea americana Mill.): development of dinucleotide and trinucleotide markers.  Scientia Horticulturae, 101 (2004) 255-267. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 102 (2004)

Perán-Quesada, R., Sánchez-Romero, C., Barceló-Muñoz, A., Pliego-Alfaro, Fernando - Factors affecting maturation of avocado somatic embryos.  Scientia Horticulturae, 102 (2004) 64-73. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 111 (2007)

Sánchez-Romero, C., Perán-Quesada, R., Márquez-Martín, B., Barceló-Muñoz, A., Pliego-Alfaro, Fernando - In vitro rescue of immature avocado (Persea americana Mill.) embryos.  Scientia Horticulturae, 111 (2007) 365-370. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 115 (2008)

Nhut, Duong Tan, Thi, Nguyen Ngoc, Thanh Khiet, Bui Le, Luan, Vu Quoc - Peptone stimulates in vitro shoot and root regeneration of avocado (Persea americana Mill.).  Scientia Horticulturae, 115 (2008) 124-128. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 120 (2009)

Fassio, C., Heath, R.L., Arpaia, Mary Lu, Castro, M. - Sap flow in 'Hass' avocado trees on two clonal rootstocks in relation to xylem anatomy.  Scientia Horticulturae, 120 (2009) 8-13. (Full Text in PDF)

Violi, Helen A., Brown, J.S., Tondo, C.L., Borrone, James W., Schnell, Raymond J. - Microsatellite markers reveal low breeding system efficacy and pollen contamination can limit production of full-sib avocado progeny.  Scientia Horticulturae, 120 (2009) 360-366. (Full Text in PDF)

Neuhaus, Andreas, Turner, David W., Colmer, Tim, Blight, Alan - Drying half of the root-zone from mid fruit growth to maturity in 'Hass' avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees for one season reduced fruit production in two years.  Scientia Horticulturae, 120 (2009) 437-442. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 121 (2009)

Alcaraz, M.L., Hormaza, J.I. - Selection of potential pollinizers for 'Hass' avocado based on flowering time and male–female overlapping.  Scientia Horticulturae, 121 (2009) 267-271. (Full Text in PDF)

Neuhaus, Andreas, Turner, David W., Colmer, Tim, Blight, Alan - Drying half of the root-zone from mid fruit growth to maturity in 'Hass' avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees for one season reduced fruit production in two years.  Scientia Horticulturae, XXX (2009) xxx-xxx. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 122 (2009)

Márquez-Martín, B., Guzmán-García, E., Barceló-Muñoz, A., Pliego-Alfaro, Fernando, Sánchez-Romero, C. - Effects of an in vitro maturation treatment on plant recovery from avocado zygotic embryos.  Scientia Horticulturae, 122 (2009) 532-539. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 143 (2012)

Mickelbart, Michael V., Robinson, P.W., Witney, Guy W., Arpaia, Mary Lu - 'Hass' Avocado tree growth on four rootstocks in California. I. Yield and flowering.  Scientia Horticulturae, 143 (2012) 184-188. (Full Text in PDF)

Mickelbart, Michael V., Robinson, P.W., Witney, Guy W., Arpaia, Mary Lu - 'Hass' avocado tree growth on four rootstocks in California. II. Shoot and root growth.  Scientia Horticulturae, 143 (2012) 205-210. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 150 (2013)

Sanclemente, Maria Angelica, Schaffer, Bruce, Gil M, Pilar Macarena, Davies, Frederick S., Crane, Jonathan H. - Leaf removal before flooding influences recovery of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees from flooding stress.  Scientia Horticulturae, 150 (2013) 154-163. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 164 (2013)

Alcaraz, M.L., Thorp, T. Grant, Hormaza, J.I. - Phenological growth stages of avocado (Persea americana) according to the BBCH scale.  Scientia Horticulturae, 164 (2013) 434-439. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 165 (2014)

Lopez Encina, Carlos, Parisi, Ann, O'Brien, C., Mitter, Neena - Enhancing somatic embryogenesis in avocado (Persea americana Mill.) using a two-step culture system and including glutamine in the culture medium.  Scientia Horticulturae, 165 (2014) 44-50. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 169 (2014)

Sanclemente, Maria Angelica, Schaffer, Bruce, Gil M, Pilar Macarena, Vargas, Ana I., Davies, Frederick S. - Pruning after flooding hastens recovery of flood-stressed avocado (Persea americana Mill.) trees.  Scientia Horticulturae, 169 (2014) 27-35. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 177 (2014)

Menzel, Christopher M., Le Lagadec, M.D. - Increasing the productivity of avocado orchards using high-density plantings: A review.  Scientia Horticulturae, 177 (2014) 21-36. (Full Text in PDF)

Volume 180 (2014)

Alcaraz, M.L., Hormaza, J.I. - Optimization of controlled pollination in avocado (Persea americana Mill., Lauraceae).  Scientia Horticulturae, 180 (2014) 79-85. (Full Text in PDF)