Olive Grove Irrigation - Zeolite
The seminar on the Irrigation of olive groves aims in the rational irrigation of olive for the optimisation of production (quantity and quality of olive oil), water savings and the avoidance of soil salinization.
Necessity of irrigation of olive tree
Annual circle of growth and production of olive tree
Effects of irrigation in the various growth stages of olive
Resistance of olive tree in the lack of water in the soil
Effects of irrigation in the quality of olive oil
Water requirements of olive (for oil production and table olives)
Quality of irrigation water for the olive
Salt tolerance of olive
Qualitative characteristics of irrigation water for olive
Effects of salinity in the growth, production and quality of olive oil
Practices for the use of low quality water in the olive
Irrigation systems – scheduling of irrigation
Evaporotranspiration in olive groves – methods of calculation
Systems of irrigation – advantages and disadvantages
Drip irrigation – Design of the system
Irrigation scheduling for olives
Modern automated systems for optimum irrigation
Deficit irrigation for olives – advantages
G. Daoutopoulos Suggestion
Use of Zeolite in olive groves as soil improvement – Fighting olive flies
Methodology of planting young olive trees for lifelong protection
Microorganisms as soil conditioners (fungi, bacteria, mycorrhizals)
Senior Researcher, Ex director of Institute for Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants of Chania. He has a long expertise in water requirements and irrigation systems of the crops, soil-plant-water relationships, use of marginal (saline and reclaimed) waters for irrigation and sustainable water resources management in agriculture.Read more
Prof. George Daoutopoulos was born in Edessa, Macedonia, Greece in 1945. He grew up in small villages around the valley of Yiannitsa that have affected his future professional occupations. Besides his studies, research, teaching and lectures he farms the family land of his grandfather and remains a lifetime student of nature.Read more
Seminars take place in the “Inos O Agapitos» Hall in Melissia. Address: Pigis Av. 15, 15127. The Hall is across the” Bobola” section of “Amalia Fleming” Hospital.
The hall is equipped with modern audiovisual equipment, the location is accessible by bus and allows easy car parking.
Irrigation & Ζeolite Seminar 130€
Ways of Payment
An advance payment is not required, to subscribe for the seminar. In case of cancellation a notice must be sent at least three days before the seminar takes place, by mail or phone. Otherwise 50% of the cost is due, which however can redeemed by participating in the next available seminar.
Payment is made on the spot, on the day of the seminar, either in cash or with a credit/debit card (except Diners and American Express) in POS machine.
Proof of Participation
Participants obtain a Proof of Participation certified by Swiss Approval Technische Bewertung.