Crop Detail

Olive (Olea europea L) is one of the oldest plants cultivated by man in the world. The native home of the olive is considered to be Mediterranean, Asia and African countries. The world area under this crop is 10 million hectares from which 853.1 thousand tones oil is produced annually. According to the latest statistically survey, about 98% of olive trees are grown in the Mediterranean countries, Italy and Spain alone accounting for 385 million trees. The commercial and wild olive plantation is found into belts around the world between 30-45 of North and South of equator. Since Pakistan is located in this region. Therefore, olive cultivation can be successfully undertaken in the country, provided relevant inputs, incentives and technologies are made available to the forming community.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Permanent
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Fruits
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Wooly Aphids Chloro spray recomended termites stem borer Bark beetle
Fungal Diseases
Peacock leaf spot Bacterial canker
mix weed

Olive Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
ARBIQUONA 150 plants / acre
ESCULANA 150 plants / acre
BARI ZAITOON-1 150 plants / acre
BARI ZAITOON-2 150 plants / acre
FRANTOIO 150 plants / acre
KORONEIKI 150 plants / acre
LECEINO 150 plants / acre
PENDOLINO 150 plants / acre
KALAMATA 150 plants / acre
CHATEAU 150 plants / acre
GEMLIK 150 plants / acre
ESCULANA 150 plants / acre
MORAIOLO 150/acre

Olive Districts Wise Calendar

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Agriculture Extension
Directorate of Agriculture Extension
Opposite Islamia College Gate No 1
Jamrud Road Peshawar

091-9224239 , 03481117070

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