Olive Flowering and Pollination

  1. -The effect of high temperature interruptions during inductive period on the extent of flowering and on metabolic responses in olives (Olea europaea L.) -  Dr. Nasir Malik, USDA, USA

  2. -Time of Floral Induction in Olive - R. Fernandez-Escobar and M. Benlloch, University of Córdoba, Spain

  3. -Artificial Pollination  -  G. Steven Sibbett, University of California(Davis)

  4. -Olive Fertility as Affected by Cross-Pollination and Boron - A. Spinardi and D. Bassi, University of Milan, Italy

  5. -Effective pollination period for ‘Manzanillo’ and ‘Picual’ olive trees -  J. Cuevas, Universidad de Almeria, Spain

  6. -Suggested Pollinators -  (this information was gleaned from anonymous sources)

  7. -Enhance Off-Year Production - G.R. Stino, Cairo University, Egypt

  8. -Pollination of Olives - Muriel Bradley, California Horticulture, March 1961

Production: Yield and Costs

  1. -Cost of Production - Paul Vossen, University of California (Davis) 2011

  2. -High Density Table Olive Production Costs - William H. Krueger, University of California (Davis) 2011

  3. -Estimating Oil Yield per Acre - Paul Vossen, University of California (Davis) 2011

  4. -Medium Density Grove Costs - Paul Vossen, University of California (Davis) 2011

  5. -Ultrasound Assisted Extraction -  Marialisa Clodoveo -  July 2015

  6. -Packaging Influences on Olive Oil Quality - Shiela Wang, University of California (Davis) 2014

Milling and Processing

  1. -Olive Oil Quality Guide - International Olive Council, 2006

  2. -Olive Mill - Alfa-Leval

  3. -Olive Mill - Perilisi

  4. -Olive Oil Processors CheckList, University of California (Davis)

  5. -Olive Oil Packaging, Selina Wang, University of California (Davis) 2014


  1. -Basic Olive Cultivation, Olivi Nursery, California 2014

  2. -Olive Pruning, Riccardo Gucci and Claudio Cantini, Italy 2013

  3. - Irrigation Basics, Various authors

Grove Design

  1. -Basic Design Discussion - Bruce Golino, Santa Cruz Olive Nursery, California 2011

  2. -High Density Groves International - Xavier Rius, Agromillora 2012


  1. -Florida Olive Pests - Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman, University of Florida 2014

  2. -Peacock Spot - Steve Sibbett, U.C. Farm Advisor Emeritus 2012

  3. -Olive Mites - P.R. Reis, EPAMIG Sul de Minas/EcoCentro, Lavras, MG, Brasil 2015

Tree Selection

  1. -Olive Botanical Description -Adriana Chiappetta, Intech 2012

  2. -Olive DNA Database - G. Collins, The University of Adelaide, Australia 2013

  3. -Olive Genetic Improvement - E. Bellini, Istituto Sperimentale per l'Olivicoltura, Italy 2013

  4. -List of Olive Cultivars - Paul Vossen, University of California (Davis) 2014