Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education
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Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education

History of the Avocado Industry in California

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An in depth history of avocados beginning with their discovery in the New World and later the emergence of a competitive market that nearly wiped avocado production off the map in California. The rest, as you may have guessed, is history.

You can read more in Ch. 1 History of the Avocado Industry in California

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