Milan Patel
Technical Officer
Milan Patel

My role in the department

Milan is based in Manjimup, specialising in avocados. His research includes assessing avocado flower behaviour, fruit quality and irregular bearing. Milan will also be exploring fruit robustness, fungicide treatments, post harvest fruit quality and conducting export chain simulation assessments.

Contact information

9777 0141

My background

Originating from India, Milan has an Honours in Agriculture and a Masters in International Agribusiness Management. In India, Milan was employed as an Agricultural Field Assistant, assessing ways to improve production and livestock, managing pest and weed issues and reviewing environmental factors which impacted crops.

Since moving to Australia, Milan has studied at Curitn University and completed a Masters in Dryland Agriculture Systems.


  • Avocado Fruit Robustness
  • Service Supply Chains 2
  • Avocado Fruit Flowering

Key Expertise

Avocado - irregular bearing, fruit quality, fruit robustness, flower behaviour, post-harvest fruit quality evaluation, fungicides treatments.


  • BS in Agriculture, Navasari Agricultural University, 2016
  • Masters in International Agribusiness Management, Anand Agricultural University, 2018
  • Masters in Dryland Agriculture Systems, Curtin University, 2021

My articles

Monday, 25 March 2024 - 4:32pm
Thursday, 8 February 2024 - 9:23am
Friday, 8 September 2023 - 11:47am