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Avocado Production in Asia and the Pacific













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RAP PUBLICATION: 2000/09

Edited by
Minas K. Papademetriou

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
BANGKOK, THAILAND, JULY 2000

This publication brings together edited manuscripts of papers presented at the Expert Consultation on “Avocado Production Development in Asia and the Pacific”, held in Bangkok, Thailand, 27-29 April, 1999. The Consultation was organized and sponsored by the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. The Report of the Consultation was brought out in June 1999 (FAO/RAP Publication: 1999/19).

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Foreword

Introductory Remarks - Minas K. Papademetriou

Welcome Address - Prem Nath

Avocado Production in Australia - Anthony W. Whiley

Avocado Production in China - Liu Kangde and Zhou Jiannan

Avocado Production in India - Saurindra P. Ghosh

Avocado Production in Indonesia - Sri Setyati Harjadi

Avocado Production in Myanmar - U Aung Soe

Avocado Production in the Philippines - Rachel C. Sotto

Avocado Production in Sri Lanka - Moses Dionysius

Avocado Production in Thailand - Chalongchai Babpraserth and Suranant Subhadrabandhu

Avocado Production in Vietnam - Nguyen Minh Chau & Vo The Truyen