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- Morales‐Sillero, Ana, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2017 v.97 no.3 pp. 1018-1026
- Olea europaea; antioxidants; autumn; deficit irrigation; esters; irrigation rates; nutritive value; ocimene; olives; orchards; oxidative stability; phenolic compounds; pigments; taste; trees; vigor; virgin olive oil; water conservation
- ... BACKGROUND: Regulated deficit irrigation (RDI) is used in hedgerow olive orchards to achieve a sustainable balance between water savings, tree vigor and oil production. Its effects on the presence of compounds responsible for the taste of the oil and its nutritional value are controversial. The present 3‐year study was conducted in an ‘Arbequina’ orchard (1667 trees ha⁻¹) under a full irrigation ( ...