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Sustainability of olive growing in the Mediterranean area under future climate scenarios: Exploring the effects of intensification and deficit irrigation
Olive orchards represent a key agricultural system with high economic and environmental prominence. Expected future climate tendencies over the Mediterranean could threaten the sustainability of such strategic tree crop. ...
Is new olive farming sustainable? A spatial comparison of productive and environmental performances between traditional and new olive orchards with the model OliveCan
Olive (Olea europaea L.) is a widely spread tree species in the Mediterranean. In the last decades, olive farming has known major management changes with high economic and environmental impacts. The fast track expansion ...
A fruit growth approach to estimate oil content in olives
Harvest timing in olive orchards has a strong effect on the quality and quantity of oil yield, but many farmers still lack simple and affordable quantitative tools for rationally deciding appropriate harvest dates. This ...