Lectures and Resources
UC Ag and Natural Resources: Avocado Home Orchard Info
(Pests, Site selection, watering, planting, training, pruning, fertilizing, sanitation, harvesting & storage and more)
Dr. Gary Bender's Avocado Book (Available free, online) Bender's Avocado Book
Lectures will be released 6/22 through 6/27!
A fascinating look into Southern California avocado marketing
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon in Southern California: Edwin G. Hart and the Avocado Tracts of Hacienda Heights and La Habra Heights, 1910-1930
Paul Spitzzeri, Director of the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum
A historical perspective on avocado breeding and varieties in California
History of Avocado Varieties and Their Improvement in California
Eric Focht, Staff Research Associate for the University of California Riverside
Conversation for the prospective avocado home orchard or backyard grower
Avocado Varietals and Cultural Practices- It's a Drupe!
Greg Rager, OC Master Gardener, California Rare Fruit Grower