TRAINING SHAPE WHICH DIFFERS FROM OTHER VASE SHAPES IN THAT THERE IS NO TRUNK, MERELY A STUMP. THE SKELETON OF THE TREE IS MADE UP OF THREE SCAFFOLD BRANCHES ORIENTED TOWARDS THE ANGLES OF AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE. THE BRANCHES GROW INITIALLY AT AN ANGLE, THEN MORE OR LESS STRAIGHTENING OUT. THE SECOND BRANCHES INSERT INTO THE PRIMARY BRANCHES, FORMING THREE PYRAMIDAL STRUCTURES WITH THE SAME AIM AS THE POLYCONICAL VASE SHAPE. OVERALL THE TREE LOOKS LIKE A WIDE BUSH OPEN AT THE CENTRE.
World catalogue of the main olive tree varieties
Madrid / 29.07.2021
The Executive Secretariat held a virtual meeting to discuss the World catalogue of the main genetically authenticated olive tree varieties. Some of the world’s most important experts on the cataloguing of varieties...
GRANTS FOR PROMOTIONAL PROGRAMMES
Madrid / 28.07.2021
Within the framework of the promotion activities approved by the IOC for 2021, the Executive Secretariat (ES) intends to award grants to finance national programmes to promote local consumption of olive oil and table olives...