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small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull

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Another approach could be to increase the number of flowers per acre -- but that approach demands more information on the eco-physiological basis that regulates flowering of almond spurs (short lateral shoots that are the main flowering and fruit bearing units in mature almond trees -- see illustration).
The easiest way, we thought, was almond trees which grow in Bahrain," he said.
The outcry over almond trees began after the state placed limits on water use for urban residents.
In Israel, Tu B'Shevat is heralded by the white blossoms bursting from the bare branches of the almond trees, filling the air with the sweet perfume of spring.
Extremist settlers from Ma'on settlement south Hebron on Saturday cut down a number of olive and almond trees in Al Hamra area near Yatta town south of Hebron.
Because of the drought and restrictions to protect smelt, Jasper said he had to cut down one-fifth of his almond trees last year.
These are the findings of an experiment on almond trees conducted in California by the Freiburg ecologist Prof.
The head of the village council of Wadi Fukin, Ahmed Sukar, said in a statement that the occupation bulldozers began razing farmlands in Al-Qesmah village, adjacent to the 'Tzur Hadassah' settlement planted with olive and almond trees.
The inn, surrounded by miles of verdant farmland, is set on 10 acres of citrus and almond trees, with a mini fig forest perfect for sunset strolls and a saltwater pool where garden-to-glass cocktails are served.
The qat trees were replaced with almond trees as they require less water and provide high economic revenues when sold in the local market.
Portugal's most southerly region, the Algarve is a colourful balance of sandy beaches with rugged red sandstone cliffs and blossoming nature spots with almond trees and orange groves.
The Algrave - Portugal's most southerly region - is a colourful balance of sandy beaches with rugged red sandstone cliffs and blossoming nature spots with almond trees and orange groves.
Washington, August 12 ( ANI ): Oil derived from the seeds of wild almond trees could be the future weapon in the battle against obesity and diabetes, according to researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Oil derived from the seeds of wild almond trees may provide a new weepon in the fight against obesity.
The Hamzeh farm, which stretches from the top of a hill thousands of feet down into the valley, has roughly 30 almond trees which blossom in early spring.