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- Morales-Sillero, Ana, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Plant and soil 2013 v.372 no.1-2 pp. 279-295
- deficit irrigation; fruiting; irrigation rates; oils; olives; orchards; plant density; trees; vigor; water conservation; water stress
- ... Background & Aims: There is not a consensus on the best irrigation approach for super-high density (SHD) olive orchards. Our aim was to design and test a regulated deficit irrigation (RDI) strategy for a sustainable balance between water saving, tree vigour and oil production. Methods: We tested our RDI strategy for 3 years in an 'Arbequina' orchard with 1,667 trees ha-1. Two levels of irrigation ...