Eight organisations and individuals from different parts of the world will receive the prestigious Khalifa International Date Palm
Abu Dhabi: The UAE's date palm
oases are expected to receive international recognition in near future for providing social, cultural, ecological and economical services to humans.
Al Buraimi, Jan 29 (ONA) The Agriculture Ministry, represented by the Agriculture and Livestock Department in the Governorate of Al Buraimi has distributed more than 1000 high quality date palm
saplings and awarding RO.
I am very pleased to thank all those who participated in the Award's five categories and at the same time I congratulate all winners, appreciating their efforts and what each of them represents in the field of date palm
cultivation," said Shaikh Nahyan.
Canary Island date palms
can have a spread of leaves 35 feet across,'' Hodel said.
While ESCA has sold date palms
produced by our micropropagation process in test market quantities in recent years, these two sales agreements launch the company in the commercial marketplace.
More than 50 papers and studies were discussed during the first day of the fifth International Date Palm
Unlike other fruit crops, date palms
can also cope without irrigation for a season and be 'turned on' again when water becomes available--an attractive attribute where continued water restrictions and variable water supply are expected.
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the future of date palms
He went on: "The date palm
is important because it provides all-year-round cover from the sun for other crops such as small fruit trees, apricots and mangoes to grow.
As a memorial, officials said, a new sculpture garden design is planned that will include three raised concentric circles planted with Majul palms and Canary Island date palms
FAO has recently launched a Global Date Palm
Network to promote research and exchange of information on production, resources and on the ecological and social benefits of date palms
The Secret Life of Date Palms
is an exhibition that looks into date palm
features, its form, fruit, hydration, metamorphosis, shade, shadow, and gender.
Speaking at the annual Khalifa International Date Palm
Award Ceremony, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said: "For many Arab countries, date palms
are much more than simply food, they are an integral part of your history and cultural identity.
Instead of the farmers burning the waste from the date palms
, we can recycle it in an eco-friendly fashion," noted Hajer Al Jahwari, the president of the marketing department and a chemistry major.