Regional Forum – Tristate – online

The Tristate Avocado Regional Forum will be held online, on Wednesday, 27 May. The main topic is understanding flowering and maximising fruit set, presented by Spanish avocado researcher Dr Iñaki Hormaza.

Dr Iñaki (José Ignacio) Hormaza
Dr Hormaza works for the Spanish National Research Council and will be joining us from Spain. Since 2003 he has been responsible for the Department of Subtropical Fruits of the IHSM La Mayora. Dr Hormaza has worked in the studies of reproductive biology in avocados. His work in this field is to optimise fruit set and yield using the natural strategies of the plant. His work and presentation will focus on the following areas:
a) flower development and pollination;
b) pollen-pistil interaction;
c) fruit set and initial fruit development.

Date: Wednesday, 27 May
Time: 5:30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (5pm South Australian time)
Main topics: Understanding flowering and maximising fruit set.
Agenda: Click here
Location: to be delivered by Zoom. Instructions on how to join and participate will be distributed to attendees. Need some tips on how to join a Zoom meeting? Click here!
RSVP: by Friday, 22 May to Amanda on or call 07 3846 6566 to reserve your spot.

All industry members are welcome to attend any event but for our online events, preference will be given to those in the region first should we have to limit numbers.

For those who RSVP, we will be sending out instructions on how to join and participate in the webinar directly to you, in advance of the event. We will make a recording available in the BPR afterwards.

More information:
Avocados Australia Industry Development Manager Liz Singh, 0499 854 111 or (Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm)
DAF: Bridie Carr, or 07 5381 1327

This event is part of the strategic levy investment project, Avocado industry development and extension (AV17005), part of the Hort Innovation Avocado Fund. This project has been funded by Hort Innovation, using the Hort Innovation avocado research and development levy, co-investment from the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.


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5:30 pm Start (Arrive 5:20 pm) to 6:35 pm, 27/05/2020 (Date Past)


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