Jul. 1, 2020
Researchers from the University of Jaén have developed a tool to more precisely monitor soil erosion. It may help growers to estimate future damage and put in place preventive measures.
Jun. 23, 2020
Science may provide the answer to the consequences of global warming on olive trees to find cultivars with built-in tolerance to temperature extremes.
Apr. 22, 2020
Robotics companies and farmers can compete for grants from a program aimed at strengthening the European network of digital innovators.
Apr. 21, 2020
The research found that rats consuming a diet enriched with extra virgin olive oil had lower levels of an enzyme associated with cardiomyopathies than rats that were not.
Apr. 17, 2020
Spain's leading non-profit focused on agribusiness is deploying and testing a series of new early detection methods, biocontrol programs and biostimulants to help stem the spread of two deadly olive tree pathogens.
Mar. 10, 2020
Six of seven varieties studied are expected to have less land suitable for their cultivation. Picual is the exception.
Jan. 15, 2020
From a distance, this olive grove on the outskirts of Córdoba looks just like any other field. But it is home for more than 1,000 olive cultivars from 29 countries, from Iran to the Americas, passing through all of the Mediterranean Basin.
Dec. 19, 2019
The same genetic traits that allow the Lactobacillus pentosus bacteria to survive the table olive fermentation process may also help the microorganisms to bioquench and eliminate harmful heavy metals.
Dec. 13, 2019
Tracking spittlebug movements throughout their lifespan, researchers have made recommendations to help curb the spread of the pest.
Oct. 28, 2019
A study from the University of Perugia confirms that pulsed electric field technology increases both the quality and yield for three different olive cultivars.
Mar. 18, 2019
In a recent study, the participants who consumed the most olive oil had the least platelet accumulation, which could lead to heart disease and stroke.
Mar. 11, 2019
Genomics and metabolomics are at the core of a research study to authenticate and trace Portuguese extra virgin olive oils.
Feb. 28, 2019
The seedlings, which were recently donated by Banco Santander, will be studied before given new life when they are planted at the Rabanales University campus.
Feb. 19, 2019
Researchers at Auburn University have found that a compound in extra virgin olive oil might be valuable for helping prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Jan. 21, 2019
While the tweak has yet to be tested in edible plants, scientists think this could revolutionize the food production -and olive production - industries.
Jan. 10, 2019
Researchers found that following the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 25 percent. They also got some clues as to why this may be the case.