Olint - 12 Abr 2013 - 09:57

KORONEIKI

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General Overview of the Variety
Denomination and synonymy: 

A variety from Greece, where it is also known as Koroni, Kritikia, Ladolia and Psylolia.

Cultivation area: 

Occupies 50-60% of the olive-growing surface area in its country of origin. Since it is one of the varieties used on super-intensive plantations, it is also being planted in many other countries on several continents.

Agronomic and commercial considerations: 

Average vitality and open canopy, very high productivity, fat content around 20%, excellent oil quality and very stable. Very early entry into production. A variety of interest for super- intensive plantations.

Resistance, tolerance and susceptibility: 
  • Olive knot Susceptible
  • Leaf Spot Resistant
  • Verticillium Moderately susceptible
  • Other It is resistant to drought, but does not tolerate cold.
Morphological characters
Leaf: 

Has a short, narrow leaf with an elliptic-spear shape.

Fruit: 

Oval and slightly asymmetric; it ripens early.

Pit: 

Small, long pit; slightly asymmetric.