The olive tree as xerophytic plant

The wild olive tree is found in the entire Mediterranean basin. Broadly speaking, the Mediterranean climate is defined by its hot, dry summers with relatively rainy and mild fall and spring, yet there is always great variability and uncertainty both within the year and from year...

Interview to Susana Romera, Technical Director at ESAO - Olive Oil School of Spain

  Susana Romera: "Olive oil is the healthiest fat for human body, but it is not used that much" Olga Beklemisheva, Olive Oil Sommelier by ESAO, the Olive Oil School of Spain, co-founder of the Russian project Olive Makers, interviews our Technical Director, Susana Romera.

Nutrition Olive Tree: Boron, Zinc and Iron

¿Do you know these three elements that influence in the olive tree nutrition?

The types of olive oil

There is a wide range of olive oil types in the market, as well as some confusion on this issue.

Disease of Olive Tree: Emplomado and Tuberculosis

Emplomado This is a fungal disease whose symptoms and control tecnhiques are similar to repilo.

Mechanical removal

This system is used above all in organic olive groves. The necessary weeding is done to keep herbaceous plants at a minimum.

Common Plagues

Olive gull mite This arthropod can cause harm in young leaves and fruit, but generally it is not severe. In young olive trees this can significantly slow down growth.

10 tips for creating a successful brand for your olive oil

1) A high quality product. Is the first and foremost requirement. This will be the foundation for your successful brand.

Maximize soil infiltration; minimize runoff, erosion and evapotranspiration

Soil is the physical support of the tree, and where it fulfills all its water needs and a large part of mineral nutrients.

Olive oil and breast cancer

Consuming Olive Oil helps to protect women against breast cancer. Olive oil reduces the risk of breast cancer up to 68%. According to data from the Predimed study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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