SAN DIEGO — Wildfires that blazed through Southern California left thousands of acres of farmland charred and burned; however, the damage, which is still being assessed, may not be as harsh as predicted in earlier reports. The state's avocado crop — which generated more than $341 million in 2006, according to records maintained by the California Avocado Commission — was hit hardest, industry experts agreed, with approximately 5,000 acres of damage sustained by the 65,000-acre industry. ...
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