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Wind Protection

After a severe wind event or chronic strong winds that lead to damaged avocado trees there are a few key steps California avocado growers can take.

Avocado trees can be damaged by sudden storms with high winds. They can also be damaged — and fruit scarred — by chronic recurring winds. To protect your avocado groves, consider the following wind protection measures.

Continual wind or infrequent wind storms can damage California avocado trees. Wind can have both chronic effects, where the trees are exposed to continual amounts of air movement, and acute effects where the tree are thrashed around by storm force winds.

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