Family avocado orchards: Size depends upon yield, costs of production, returns, and family income needed
AuthorHarold E. Wahlberg
Author AffiliationsHarold E. Wahlberg is County Director of Extension and Farm Advisor, Orange County, University of California College of Agriculture.
Hilgardia 4(8):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n08p13. August 1950.
About 18 debt-free acres of avocados in Orange County with average yield will support a family of four if returns are 8¢ or more per pound.
Wahlberg H. 1950. Family avocado orchards: Size depends upon yield, costs of production, returns, and family income needed. Hilgardia 4(8):13-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n08p13
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