Avocado Rootstock Seminars, June 10-12

June 10th - 12th, 2014

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California avocado growers can learn the latest information on rootstocks at three Avocado Rootstock Seminars held June 10-12.

Topics will include: why use clonal rootstocks; the history of clonal rootstocks and how they are produced; an update on rootstock development in South Africa and California; and a California Avocado Commission-sponsored rootstock breeding update.

Speakers will include: Zelda Van Rooyen, Westfalia Technological Services, Tzaneen, South Africa; Mary Lu Arpaia, University of California, Riverside; and Tim Spann, California Avocado Commission.

The first workshop will be held June 10 from 1-3 p.m. at the UCCE Office/Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

The second workshop is June 11 from 9-11 a.m. at the UCCE Office, 669 County Square Drive, Ventura, Calif.

The final seminar is June 12 from 9-11 a.m. at the Public Library , 124 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, Calif.

The seminar sponsors include the California Avocado Society, California Avocado Commission, and the University of California Cooperative Extension.

For more information, call (858) 822-7766 or send an e-mail to

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