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Aug. 11, 2014

Researchers Recover Forgotten Olive Varieties in Spain

Researchers are working to characterize local olive specimens and recover rare olive varieties in Galicia.

Jul. 25, 2014

Turkish Growers Criticize Bill to Allow Energy Plants on Olive Groves

Critics say a proposed bill to boost energy and mining projects would be detrimental to Turkey's growing olive and olive oil sector.

Jul. 25, 2014

New Strain of Plant Germ Killing Ancient Olive Trees in Italy

A new strain of lethal plant germ Xylella fastidiosa combined with fungi and an insect are blamed for the disease destroying century-old olive groves in Italy.

Sep. 9, 2013

Research Institute in Chania Emerges as Greek Olive Sector Leader

The Institute for Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants has become a leader in research and education for the olive oil sector in Greece.

Aug. 27, 2013

Spain Considers Trial Release of Genetically-Modified Olive Flies

Genetically-modified olive flies will be released in a Catalan olive grove if a field trial is approved in Spain.

May. 3, 2013

Spain Wins Again at Second 'Extrascape' Competition

The small village of San Martino hosted the second edition of Extrascape, a competition for the best olive oil and landscape.

Mar. 7, 2013

Olive Tree Transcriptome Mapping Key to Industry Efficiency

Researchers have mapped the transcriptome of the olive tree, a step that is hoped to improve efficiency and reduce cost of olive breeding.

Feb. 19, 2013

Olivapedia: Intensive Groves

Intensive and super-intensive olive groves are different to the so-called traditional plantations because of their high plantation density.

Feb. 13, 2013

Origins of Domesticated Olive Tree Revealed

A new study pinpoints the transition from the wild olive trees to their cultivated descendants in time and space.

Feb. 10, 2013

Genetics May Prove Valuable for Greek Olive Oil Producers

While the olive oil industry in Greece is shaky, it is time for pioneering thinking and concerted efforts.

Jan. 16, 2013

Casas de Hualdo: The Most Beautiful Olive Grove in the World

Observed from any of the hills surrounding the mill, Case de Hualdo looks like the illustration of a very lovely picture postcard.

Dec. 31, 2012

Pakistan to Plant 4 Million Olive Trees

Pakistan has announced plans to plant four million olive saplings in the country’s northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Dec. 28, 2012

Iran Produced 47,000 Tons of Olive in 2012

Iran produced about 28,000 tons of canned olives this year, while olive oil production stood at 3,200 tons.

Dec. 15, 2012

Libya’s New Oil Comes from Pressing, Not Drilling

Libya aspires to establish itself as the new player in the olive oil industry and export its olive oil to Europe.

Nov. 28, 2012

Course Promotes Sustainable Development in Tunisia

The International University of Andalucía initiated a new course on Mediterranean olive growing in the African country of Tunisia.

Nov. 19, 2012

Common Fund Nurseries to Serve as Models for New Technologies

A new olive tree nursery project in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt is designed to increase productivity and quality.

Nov. 12, 2012

Carol Drinkwater: Following 'The Olive Oil Route' with Passion

The British actress has written several books on her adventures and is filming her quest to discover the route of the olive tree.

Nov. 9, 2012

Girolio d'Italia 'Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tour' Underway in Italy

Through December 22, Italy will be crossed by Girolio d'Italia, an 18-stage path trough olive oil-producing regions and villages.

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