Olives

BARI Zaitoon-1 

GENERAL:

 
Variety Name
BARI Zaitoon-1
Adaptability area Pothowar tract
Name of Applicants Dr. Abid Mahmood,   Muhammad Aftab and  Muhammad Azhar Iqbal
Name of Breeders (s) Dr. Abid Mahmood, Muhammad Aftab and  Muhammad Azhar Iqbal
Breeding Centre Barani Agricultural Research Institute, Chakwal
Status of variety Candidate for approval
Origin of Variety 1) Local  2) Selection from exotic  3) introduction
Type of maintenance 1) vegetative 2) seed    3) tissue culture     4) other
Type  of vegetative propagation 1) grafting /budding   2) hardwood cutting 3) softwood cutting  4) stool beds  5) layering 
Flowering season/month March
Fruit ripening season/months
September-October
PLANT CHARACTERISTICS:
 
Vigor
3) weak  5) medium    7) strong
Attitude of branches 3) erect  5) spreading 7) drooping
Density 3) spare 5) medium     7) dense
Fruiting shoot color 1) grayish green 2) light gray 
3 ) others

Fruiting shoot:

length of internodes

3) short 5) medium 7) long
Fruiting shoot feathers 1) absent or very few 3) few  5) medium 
7) many 9) very many
LEAF CHARATERISTICS
Size 1) very small  3) small 5) medium  7) large  
9)     very large 
Length 6 cm 
Width 1.5 cm
Leaf: length/width ratio 1) Short and narrow    2)  short and broad  
3)   long and  narrow    4)   long and broad
Shape  1) lanceolate     2)  elliptic-lanceolate  
3)  elliptic
Glossiness 1) absent          2) present
Color of upper side 1) green            2)  dark green
Color lower side 1) gray-green   2)  green- gray
Curvature of longitudinal axis of blade 1) concave       2)  flat  3)  convex
Twisting 1) absent            2)  present
Apex 1) open angle     2) acute angle  
3) very acute
Base angle 1) open angle     2)  acute 3)  very acute
INFLORESCENCE CHARATERISTICS:
Structure 1) Short and  compact  2) short and sparse 
 3) long and compact 4) long and spare
Branching 3) weak     5) medium    7) strong
Size of bud
(Just before opening)
 3) small     5) medium     7) large