A Study of Modular Growth in Avocado (
Persea americana Mill
T. Grant Thorp
The University of Adelaide
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Review of vegetative and reproductive growth interactions in avocado.
Chapter 3: Architectural analysis of tree form in a range of avocado cultivars.
Chapter 4: Preformation of node number in vegetative and reproductive proleptic shoot modules of Persea (Lauraceae).
Chapter 5: Influence of shoot age on floral development and early fruit set in 'Hass' avocado.
Chapter 6: Manipulation of shoot growth patterns in relation to early fruit set in 'Hass' avocado.
Chapter 7: Summary of avocado tree architecture.
Chapter 8: General discussion.
Chapter 9: References