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Olives / Ioannis Therios.

By: Θέριος, Ιωάννης ΝMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Crop production science in horticulture. ; 18. Publication details: Wallingford ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, 2009. Description: xv, 409 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 184593458X; 9781845934583 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Olive | Olive -- Diseases and pests | Olive oil | Perrotis College -- Bachelor of science degree | Perrotis College -- Master of science degreeDDC classification: 634.631
Contents:
History of olive growing -- Olive origin and classification -- Morphology and taxonomy of the olive -- Structure and composition of the olive fruit -- Acreage, number of trees of olive oil and table olives -- Rootstocks -- Major trends in olive farming systems in the European Union -- Climatic and soil conditions -- Flower bud induction and differentiation -- Flowering, pollination, fertilization, fruiting -- Alternate bearing -- Fruit thinning -- Systems of planting and canopy training -- Propagation of olive trees -- Olive irrigation -- Water use efficiency by olives -- Stress induced proline and mannitol accumulation -- Mineral nutrition of olive trees -- Growth and salt tolerance of olives -- Pruning -- Olive ripening -- Olive fruit harvesting -- Olive varieties -- Table olives -- Olive oil extraction, storage, quality, certification and authenticity -- Olive mill products and environmental impact of olive oil production -- Oleuropein, olive leaf extract, olive oil and the Mediterranean diet benefits to human health -- Biological and integrated olive culture -- Chemical and integrated weed management in olive orchards -- Pests and diseases -- Biotechnological aspects of olive culture.
Subject: This book deals with all aspects of olive culture, from its history, origin and traditional techniques to the latest horticultural procedures and basic physiology.
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Παράρτημα της Κεντρικής Βιβλιοθήκης στο Κολέγιο Περρωτής.

"George and Charlotte Draper" Information & Media Hub

Παράρτημα της Κεντρικής Βιβλιοθήκης στο Κολέγιο Περρωτής.

Perrotis College - Master degree RES 634.631 Θερ c.1 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available (Overnight Loan Only) 13015314

Olive Production Systems (BSc-SAM) Precision Agriculture Specialization Spring semester

Innovative Olive Production & Processing Systems (MSc-SAM) Fall semester

Course Reserves Course Reserves "George and Charlotte Draper" Information & Media Hub

Παράρτημα της Κεντρικής Βιβλιοθήκης στο Κολέγιο Περρωτής.

"George and Charlotte Draper" Information & Media Hub

Παράρτημα της Κεντρικής Βιβλιοθήκης στο Κολέγιο Περρωτής.

Perrotis College - Bachelor degree RES 634.631 Θερ c.2 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available (Overnight Loan Only) 13015599

Olive Production Systems (BSc-SAM) Precision Agriculture Specialization Spring semester

Innovative Olive Production & Processing Systems (MSc-SAM) Fall semester

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-398) and index.

History of olive growing -- Olive origin and classification -- Morphology and taxonomy of the olive -- Structure and composition of the olive fruit -- Acreage, number of trees of olive oil and table olives -- Rootstocks -- Major trends in olive farming systems in the European Union -- Climatic and soil conditions -- Flower bud induction and differentiation -- Flowering, pollination, fertilization, fruiting -- Alternate bearing -- Fruit thinning -- Systems of planting and canopy training -- Propagation of olive trees -- Olive irrigation -- Water use efficiency by olives -- Stress induced proline and mannitol accumulation -- Mineral nutrition of olive trees -- Growth and salt tolerance of olives -- Pruning -- Olive ripening -- Olive fruit harvesting -- Olive varieties -- Table olives -- Olive oil extraction, storage, quality, certification and authenticity -- Olive mill products and environmental impact of olive oil production -- Oleuropein, olive leaf extract, olive oil and the Mediterranean diet benefits to human health -- Biological and integrated olive culture -- Chemical and integrated weed management in olive orchards -- Pests and diseases -- Biotechnological aspects of olive culture.

This book deals with all aspects of olive culture, from its history, origin and traditional techniques to the latest horticultural procedures and basic physiology.

The book is an indispensable text for students, interested individuals and both active and amateur horticulturist.

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