Definition of Avocado tree
1. Noun. Tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits.
Terms within: Aguacate, Alligator Pear, Avocado, Avocado Pear
Group relationships: Genus Persea, Persea
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree
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Literary usage of Avocado tree
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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1913)
"Dr. Gustav Eisen, a Californian, has just written from Rome that there is in the Pincian garden there an avocado tree one hundred years old, and yet one of ..."
2. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"The avocado tree begins bearing at 5 or 6 years of age. There is occasionally a tree which bears fruit at 3 years and sometimes not until 7 years. ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1904)
"The yield of an avocado tree when in full bearing is quoted as ran? ing from 50 to 500 fruits. In Hawaii the yield is said to be from .10 to 250 fruits, ..."
4. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"avocado tree, 346 52. Jamaica Mango Tree 356 51. Fig Tree Thirty Feet High Near Yuba, California, 350 53. An F.dge of a C'alifornia Orange Grove, 358 4. ..."
5. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"... one from bark of a young apricot tree in March 1916 in California and the third from bark of an avocado tree by HS Fawcett in May 1914. ..."
6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"The avocado tree requires a well-drained soil and prefers one of a rich neutral loam. It does not grow- well on all parts of this land and reaches its ..."