Researchers Characterize Two Galician Olive Varieties for the First Time
Research has classified olive varieties from an emerging olive-producing region of Spain. A concurrent study has found the oil from these cultivars can be of value for preventing neurodegenerative diseases.
Monumental Trees of Cyprus Represent Attempt to Create Elite Cultivar
Researchers speculate that early olive growers had grafted native centennial trees with others imported from Greece and Lebanon to selectively breed for desirable traits.