The Olive Book - Gareth Renowden

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Used Very Good plus PaperbackDimensions: 170 x 240 x 11mmPublication Date: 1999 The Olive Book is designed for anyone interested in joining this dynamic business, and covers all aspects of setting up an olive grove - from a small "lifestyle block" to a large commercial orchard.Written expressively for the southern...
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Used Very Good plus

Dimensions: 170 x 240 x 11mm
Publication Date: 1999

The Olive Book is designed for anyone interested in joining this dynamic business, and covers all aspects of setting up an olive grove - from a small "lifestyle block" to a large commercial orchard.

Written expressively for the southern hemisphere conditions - it covers site selections, choice of cultivars, planting, management, harvest, pests and problems, pressing oil and pickling fruit for the table.

The olive tree
An olive primer
Olives around the world
From tree to table
Tastings and using olive oil
Getting started
Financial planning
Selecting your trees
Planting the grove
Grove management
Pest, diseases and other problems
Oil production
Olives for eating
Olive cuisine

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