Cooling avocado trees by sprinkling
California Agriculture 17(7):4-5.
Published July 01, 1963
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Avocado trees are subject to fruit drop from hot weather. Field tests recently made in an avocado orchard, using overhead sprinklers for evaporational cooling, were effective in modifying air temperatures sufficiently to indicate possible control of this disorder. Temperature reductions of 5° to 7° were obtained.