Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education
University of California
Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education

Avocado Production in California: Books 1 and 2

Book 1: A Cultural Handbook for Growers

Book 1: A Cultural Handbook for Growers

In Book 1, Gary S. Bender, Farm Advisor, takes you through the history of the avocado industry in California and teaches you about grove development.

Book 2: Cultural Care

Book 2: Cultural Care

Book 2 focuses on cultural care and includes articles on irrigation, fertilization, disease and insect control, vertebrate pest management, pruning and frost management.  The author for most of the articles is Gary S. Bender, Farm Advisor for Subtropical Horticulture in San Diego County.


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