|Jordan olive areas|
Olive tree is the most important fruit tree grown in
More attention and care had been given last years to this olive tree as it was reflected by the increasing in cultivated areas, about 200% in the year 2006, compared to 1991. It covers now about 126,000 ha. The production of Jordanian olives is concentrated in two regions:The most widespread pests are: "Dacus oleae" and olive stem borer in rain-fed areas and Verticillum disease in irrigated areas.
- The western mountain ranges that cross the kingdom from north to south. Most plantations in this area is rain – fed, and produces 70% of the countries total olive oil output.From Aqaba to Tafileh and Karak.
- Irrigated farms in the eastern and southern part of
, produces the remaining 30%. From Ajloun to Irbid and Jerash Jordan
|Northwest of Jordan|