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(Journal of the American Pomological Society, 2018-01)
‘Farga’ olive is an old and important cultivar grown in southeastern Spain for oil production (17,000 ha). Yet, scarce research has been conducted on its horticultural and oil characteristics. ‘Farga’ trees are vigorous ...
Cross-incompatibility in the cultivated almond (Prunus dulcis): Updating, revision and correction
(Scientia Horticulturae, 2018-10-24)
Most almond cultivars are self-incompatible, and so to obtain a yield they need to be pollinated with cross-compatible cultivars. For an efficient use of these cultivars in growing and breeding, over the years many have ...
Insights into olive fruit surface functions: A comparison of cuticular composition, water permeability, and surface topography in nine cultivars during maturation
(Frontiers in Plant Science, 2019-11-19)
Olive (Olea europaea L.) growing has outstanding economic relevance in Spain, the main olive oil producer and exporter in the world. Fruit skin properties are very relevant for fruit and oil quality, water loss, and ...
Survey of over 4, 500 monumental olive trees preserved on-farm in the northeast Iberian Peninsula, their genotyping and characterization
(Scientia Horticulturae, 2017-12-29)
Inventorying, characterising and conserving on-farm ancient olive trees is a priority for safeguarding their genetic, natural and agricultural value and for protecting ancient genotypes threatened with extinction. In the ...
Catalan Virgin Olive Oil Protected Designations of Origin: Physicochemical and Major Sensory Attributes
(European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 2019-01-01)
Catalonia, located in the northeast of Spain, comprises five extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) protected designations of origin (PDOs). Despite the proximity between them, these PDOs represent unique pedoclimatic conditions ...