Dec. 15, 2020
Researchers at IFAPA have identified several genes that provide resistance to the fungi that cause Verticillium wilt.
Dec. 2, 2020
Researchers in Spain found that consuming olive oil made from the wild Acebuche variety may significantly lower excessive arterial pressure and combat the consequences of retinal hypertension.
Oct. 12, 2020
Farmers in the southern Apulian commune of Casarano – in a Xylella fastidiosa red zone – have successfully harvested olives of the Favolosa cultivar. The triumph provides a roadmap for other producers in Xf-hit areas.
Aug. 17, 2020
A team in Andalusia is testing a hedge cultivation system that could be more profitable for growers and sustainable for the environment.
Jul. 30, 2020
There are more than one thousand olive varieties growing in dozens of countries on six continents. Here are a few of the most common used in table olive and olive oil production.
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.
Dec. 5, 2019
The newly published reference guide, International Olive Growing: Worldwide Analysis and Summary, sheds light on a number of interesting olive oil-related statistics.
Aug. 27, 2019
Recovered ancient olive cultivars seem to provide a good answer to today's challenges such as those posed by climate change, extreme temperatures and pests.
Aug. 9, 2019
The product specification of the IGP Olio Lucano is waiting for E.U. approval.
Sep. 9, 2016
Hydroxycinnamic acids, abundant in Picholine extra virgin olive oils, show neuroprotective effect against Alzheimer's B-amyloid peptide plaque deposits in the brain.
Jun. 22, 2016
La Zadruga is a farm on the west bank of Lake Garda which produces high-quality EVOO from rare, rescued and newly discovered varieties.
Jun. 12, 2015
The exhibition enhances the value of Italian olive biodiversity and characterizes the oils obtained from the huge selection of Italian native cultivars.
Oct. 24, 2014
When Joanna Pope first tasted Dehesa de la Sabina in New York, she knew she needed to introduce the Spanish Picual to her fellow Brits.