ITEST Carbohydrates.

Written by Jaques Landman Director & Technical Manager at Agri Technovation New Zealand The avocado (Persea americana) fruit is characterized by its nutritious flesh, which contains an exceptionally high content of unsaturated oil (up to 20% to 30%, fresh weight), and its single large seed. Both the high oil content and the large seed require […]

Challenging our current view of orchard performance.

Written by Jaques Landman Director & Technical Manager at Agri Technovation New Zealand The avocado (Persea americana) fruit is characterized by its nutritious flesh, which contains an exceptionally high content of unsaturated oil (up to 20% to 30%, fresh weight), and its single large seed. Both the high oil content and the large seed require […]

Carbohydrate levels and how it affects yield in avocado orchards.

Written by Jaques Landman Director & Technical Manager at Agri Technovation New Zealand   The avocado (Persea americana) fruit is characterized by its nutritious flesh, which contains an exceptionally high content of unsaturated oil (up to 20% to 30%, fresh weight), and its single large seed. Both the high oil content and the large seed […]

Why your soil type should determine your cultivar and rootstock choice

By Marnus Ferreira, MSc Geology UP, Senior Soil Scientist and Johan de Vries, BScAgric Plant Production and Soil Sciences UP, Head Hortologist (Citrus & Table grapes) Agri Technovation As a producer, soil is your most precious resource. Throughout history, our relationship with soil has determined our ability to cultivate crops and influenced the success of civilizations. This relationship […]