Empoasca decedens: what damage to the Almond tree?
The scientific name is Empoasca decedens, vulgarly known as the green cicada.The cicada has always been widespread in the Mediterranean basin, but since the 1990s it has begun to be a serious problem for farmers. Widespread mainly in the...Read more
The organoleptic qualities of wine
We can observe wine, smell it, taste it, and associate it with scents, aromas, and even memories that revolve around certain characteristics. These characteristics, which are different for each wine, are the characterizing element of the process by which...Read more
The almond tree: a plant rediscovered
The scientific name is Prunus dulcis and belongs to the rose family. It has been known, as a cultivated plant, since as early as 1600 B.C., coming from central and western Asia; it was introduced to Italy by the...Read more
The milling of olives
The cultivation of olives involves constant attention to the quality of the olives themselves. In fact, the action of pathogens or possible weather events can damage the olives leading to degradations of internal compounds, such as phenolic and aromatic...Read more