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Olive Nurseries in California

For a full listing see:
California Olive Oil Council: Tree Sources. Retrieved Jan, 22, 2012 from http://www.cooc.com  

Table Olive Processors  (major processors)

Bell-Carter Foods (Lindsay Olives) http://www.lindsayolives.com, Lafayette, California

Musco Olives (Early California & Pearls Olives) http://www.olives.com Tracy, California

Olive Oil Processors

Over 100 California processors have a product which is certified 100% Extra Virgin by the California Olive Oil Council. For a listing see: California Olive Oil Council: Olive Oil Producers. Retrieved Jan, 22, 2012 from http://www.cooc.com 

HIgh Density Planting

Olint Olive Trees. Commercial website devoted to high-density olive planting systems and cultivars. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2012: http://www.olint.com/en

Vossen, Paul M. The potential for super-high-density olive oil orchards in California (pdf). 2002. In: Olint1. Retrieved from: www.nurstech.com/Olint1_en.pdf

General Information

California Black Ripe Olives. Retrieved Jan. 22, 2012. http://calolive.org/ A wide range of information about the California black table olive industry.

Boriss, Haley. Agricultural Marketing Resource Center: Olive Profile. Retrieved Jan. 20, 2012 from Agricultural Marketing Resource Center: http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fruits/olive_profile.cfm

California Agricultural Statistics 2010 Crop Year (102 p). Retrieved Jan. 19, 2012 from California Department of Food & Agriculture: http://issuu.com/califo/docs/2010cas-all/1
California Olive Oil Council. Retrieved Jan. 19, 2012: http://www.cooc.com/

Epidemiology and Management of Olive Knot Disease. Retrieved Jan. 22, 2012. University of California website, http://ucanr.org/sites/oliveknot 
Fabbri, A, G. Bartolini, M. Lambardi and S. Kailis. 2004. Olive Propagation Manual. CSIRO. 141 pp.

G. Steven Sibbett and Louise Ferguson, editors. (2005) Olive Production Manual. UC ANR Publication 3353. 180 pp.

Hartmann, et al. Hartmann and Kester’s Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices. 8th ed. Chapter 19 Propagation Methods and Rootstocks for Fruit and Nut Species. p. 747-8. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2012 from: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/faculty/davies/ph%20final.html

Mechanical Harvesting of California Table Olives, Retrieved Jan. 22, 2012. University of California website, http://ucanr.org/sites/mecholive
Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2010 Summary (July 2011), USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Retrieved Jan. 20, 2012 from: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1113

Olive. 1997. Retrieved Jan. 22, 2012 from California Rare Fruit Growers: Fruit Facts: Olive http://www.crfg.org/pubs/ff/olive.html

Olives. Retrieved Jan. 19, 2012 from UCCE Sonoma County website. (http://cesonoma.ucdavis.edu/SpecialtyCrops/OLIVES/)

Vossen, Paul M. and A. K. Devareene. (2011) UC Cooperative Extension sensory analysis panel enhances the quality of California olive oil. California Agriculture 65(1):8-13. Jan-Mar 2011. (link to pdf)

Vossen, Paul M. (2007) Olive Oil: History, Production and Characteristics of the World’s Classic Oils. HortScience v.42(5):1093-1100.  Aug 2007.