Fruits & Vegetables Week: Olea europea subsp. europea, the common olive

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 11, 2011, 5:11:15 AM1/11/11
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Olea europea subsp. europea, the olives, widely cultivated in Mediterranean region and parts of America, grown in India to limited extent.. The fruits about 4 cm across turn black when ripe. Both green and ripe fruits are are edible and are eaten raw, pickled, stuffed, pizza toppings or salads. Olive oil is extracted from mature fruits. 

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Rashida Atthar

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Jan 11, 2011, 9:33:31 AM1/11/11
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Great to see these Olives and the tree Sir, Thankyou.
 
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Rashida.

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