Planting Systems Field Day, Q

A Small Tree High Productivity Initiative planting systems trial avocado field day will be held on 10 April by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF).

  • Location: Bundaberg Research Station, QDAF
  • Date: 10 April, 2019
  • Time: Noon-2.30pm (lunch provided)
  • Topics: planting systems trial update and future direction
  • More information: Bridie Carr, QDAF, on or call 07 5381 1327
  • RSVP: to Bridie Carr by 5 April


  • 12-12.30-pm – lunch provided
  • 12.30pm – Light interception and yield for avocado – results from our baseline study of Hass trees of various sizes
  • 12.50pm – Avocado planting systems trial (high v. medium v. conventional density) – results to date, plus discussion on ‘what to try next?’
  • 1.15pm – Results to date from our trial of rootstocks for high-density plantings
  • 1.30pm – Introduction of new Avocado industry development and extension project
  • 1.40pm – Walk around the trials
  • 2.30pm – Finish

A key element of the Small Tree High Productivity Initiative has been co-funded by Hort Innovation – using the across horticulture levy, contributions from QDAF and funding from the Australian Government – through the Hort Innovation project Transforming subtropical/tropical tree crop productivity (AI13004).

Hort Innovation


12:00 pm Start to 2:30 pm, 10/04/2019 (Date Past)


Queensland DAF


Bundaberg Research Station
49 Ashfield Rd
Queensland 4670