Sikitita olive tree

Sikitita olive tree, also known as Chiquitita, is a recently obtained varietal production. It is the first variety specifically selected for hedge grove plantations (super high density). The variety is the result of research carried out through the olive breeding program initiated in 1991. The Córdoba University (UCO) and the Andalusian Institute of Research and Agrarian … Read moreSikitita olive tree

Olive tree climate

The olive tree climate requirements, significantly influences in the productive development of a particular olive variety. Type of exploitation of cultivation: traditional, intensive olive grove, super high density in hedge … The olive grove of intensive surface ( 7×7, 7×6, 6×5 meters) is suitable in fresh dry areas or with the possibility of irrigation. However, … Read moreOlive tree climate

Olive fruit rot (Sphaeropsis dalmatica)

Olive fruit rot is the damage caused by the fungus Camarosporium dalmaticum (Thüm. 1979) or Sphaeropsis dalmatica in olives. It is spread throughout several Mediterranean countries. Its incidence is usually reduced and unimportant except for certain greening farms. Damage caused by the olive grove The olive fruit rot exclusively affects the fruit without affecting the vegetative state of the … Read moreOlive fruit rot (Sphaeropsis dalmatica)

Anthracnose in olives (Colletotrichum sp)

Anthracnose (Colletotrichum sp) is a olive disease of increasing importance in the Spanish olive grove. It is produced by fungi Colletotrichum acutatum and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. Initially it only affected olives, but currently fungi produce a toxin that weakens the olive trees by drying the affected branches. It is in the rainy autumn when the fungus has … Read moreAnthracnose in olives (Colletotrichum sp)

Parlatoria oleae – Olive violet scale

It is a secondary level pest in the olive grove, the violet scale ( Parlatoria oleae Colvée, 1880) is also known by the common name violet louse. Its presence does not usually present major problems, although in olive groves destined for greening, the application of control treatments may be necessary. His attacks are less frequent … Read moreParlatoria oleae – Olive violet scale

Olive tree borer

The ​​plague called olive tree borer, it is formed by two species of insects polyphagous beetles of the Curculionidae family. Hylesinus Oleiperda (Fabricius, 1792), commonly called black borer and Phloeotribus Scarabaeoides (Bern, 1788). The name “Borer“, receives it by the form of the perforations that it realizes in the wood, similar to a hole. Damages … Read moreOlive tree borer

Sant’agostino olives

Sant’Agostino olives, have Italian origin with a presence mainly in the region of Apulia. It produces very high quality table olives. However, its low capacity to adapt to existing cultivation conditions outside Apulia makes it impossible to expand. Names or synonyms: Sant’Agostino olive tree is also known for: Cazzarola, Oliva di Andria, Oliva Grossa, Olive … Read moreSant’agostino olives

Pizz’e Carroga Olive Tree

Pizz’e Carroga Olive Tree is the original variety of Sardinia. The main location of the olive grove is located south of Sardinia (Villacidrese, Parteolla and Marmilla) and to a lesser extent in Sarcidano and Ogliastra. The characteristics of the variety support a mixed use, both for oil and for table. There are numerous olive varieties, such … Read morePizz’e Carroga Olive Tree

Picholine Languedoc olive tree

Picholine Languedoc olive tree is the most cultivated French variety. Its origin is situated in Gard. Initially the use of Picholine was practically exclusively for dressing. However, the rusticity of the plant and the good quality of the oil have helped the variety to expand throughout all the French olive-growing areas ( Ardèche, Valchiusa, Corsica, … Read morePicholine Languedoc olive tree

Majatica di Ferrandina olive tree

Majatica di Ferrandina olive tree, also known as Maiatica di Ferrandina and other names, is an Italian variety of double aptitude. Due to its difficult adaptation to other environments, the olive grove is distributed almost exclusively in the Italian region of Basilicata. Information of interest about other varieties: Picual, Cornezuelo, Pico Limón, Gordal olives, Ascolana … Read moreMajatica di Ferrandina olive tree

Santa Caterina Olive tree

Santa Caterina olive tree is a variety of Italian table olives. The olives are very large in size, but smaller than Ascolana Tenera. The Santa Caterina olive grove is spread throughout Tuscany, with its origin in Lucca. Curiosities: the variety is considered rustic because of its good adaptability. Names or synonyms: The Santa Caterina olive … Read moreSanta Caterina Olive tree

Dritta olive tree

Dritta  olive tree is the Italian olive variety for oil production. The tree has good productive characteristics and facilitates the collection with agricultural machinery. The olive grove is widespread in the Italian region of Abruzzo, being a variety highly appreciated for its high rusticity, constant and high production. Names or synonyms: The Dritta olive tree … Read moreDritta olive tree

Casaliva Olive tree

Casaliva olive tree is a variety of Italian olive trees originating from Lake Garda. Traditional Casaliva olive groves are found in the Veneto, Lombardy and Trentino regions. This variety is located mainly in the surroundings of Lake Garda, providing distinctive features to the olive oil. More Italian varieties of interest: Frantoio, Coratina, Moraiolo, Pendolino, Leccino, Rosciola… … Read moreCasaliva Olive tree

Cerasuola olive tree

Cerasuola olive tree is one of the typical varieties of Sicily, with some 27,000 hectares of olive groves today. Its cultivation is mainly focused on the Sicilian provinces of Agrigento, Palermo and Trapani. Names or synonyms: Cerasuola olive tree is also called: Marfia, Allora, Purrittara, Ogliarola, Cerasara, Grappusa, Ogliara, Nocellara, Ugghiara, Palermitana, Ugghiarola and Ugghiara. Characteristics … Read moreCerasuola olive tree