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UCR ROOTSTOCK BREEDING PROGRAM SURVEY

 

Grower/Interviewee’s Details:

   

PLEASE ANSWER THE 9 QUESTIONS BELOW

1. In your opinion, what should be the UCR avocado rootstock breeding priorities? Please rank by choosing each priority level only once.

Lowest Priority Low Priority Low-Mid Priority High-Mid Priority High Priority Highest Priority
Resistance to Salinity
Resistance to Drought
Resistance to Phytophthora Root Rot
Resistance to Heat
Dwarfism
Adaptation to Heavy Soil Conditions
Other (please note below)
   
   
  1. How do you manage Phytophthora root rot in your orchard if present?
Yes No
a) Phosphonate fungicide products such as potassium phosphite
b) Mefenoxam (Ridomil Gold) fungicide
c) Orondis fungicide
d) Combination of fungicides
e) Tolerant rootstocks
f) Cultural practices such as mulching, proper orchard irrigation, etc.
g) All of the above or combinations
h) Other (please note below)
i) Do not manage PRR

5. How do you manage high level of salinity in your orchard if present?

Yes No
a) Tolerant rootstocks
b) Cultural practices such as leaching, proper irrigation, etc.
c) Other
d) Do not manage salinity
   
   
   
   

Thank you for taking the time to provide this valuable information.  

Patricia Manosalva

Patricia.manosalva@ucr.edu