This antiquarian book contains a detailed treatise on the Mediterranean olive-pickling industry, with information on economy, cultivation, fertilisation, and much more. This volume contains a wealth of information on the subject, and includes useful tables, charts, and illustrations. This is a text that will greatly appeal to those with an interest in the history and development of the olive industry, as well as collectors of vintage literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Culture of Olives used for Pickling', 'Extent of the Green Olive Industry', 'Propagation of Trees', 'Irrigation', 'Cultivation', 'Pruning', 'Ringing', 'Fertilization', 'Insect Pests', 'Diseases', 'Olive Varieties', 'Varieties', 'Culture', 'Effect of Fertilization on Olive Yields', etcetera. We are proud to republish this text, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on preserving and canning food.