Ahmad Mohammad Abdul Karim, Director of Public Parks and Horticulture Department, Dubai Municipality, said: "The Red Date Palm
Weevil is not a major problem in date palm
landscaped areas because the trees are regularly inspected by our plant protection engineers.
At the forefront of this season's date services is the Improved Date Palm
Nutrition Programme, which will treat 87,500 trees on 175 farms in Abu Dhabi with controlled-release fertilisers, soil additives and organic plant food.
Phytogeographically, the area of cultivation of date palms
extends from Western India to the East of Africa.
Effect of Fruit Thinning and Potassium Fertilization on "Seewy" Date Palms
Grown at Siwa Oasis.
The President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, there are continual efforts to increase UAE date palm
productivity in order to make better use of the date palm
industry and to produce an agricultural leap that will change the face of the UAE desert.
For the majority of Emiratis, the date palm
represents a strategic asset--an essential part of their history and a symbol of the drive towards sustainable development--as they laboriously fight desertification and strive to protect their environment.
Furthermore, some noteworthy archaeological evidence she cites--false mudbrick columns created to look like date palms
from Tell Leilan and Tell Rimah--originates from sites outside of the date-palm growing region, indicating that the palm indeed had a long-term, region-wide symbolic significance.
Selected as a case study for the Innovation in Irrigation showcase this year to highlight innovative ways of maximising the use of declining water resources, the date palm
project involves the Reillys pumping from the brackish Gurra Downs backwater of the Murray River to irrigate date palms
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 rule, date palms
need desert heat to bear fruit.
For plantation, we use mechanical pollination for coupling male and female date palms
," Al Mansouri explained.
It also recommended preparing scientific references that include operations of service and technical care for date palms
Light traps are used to reduce the spread of the fruit stalk and stem borer, whilst the pheromone trap is distributed to attract the red palm Proper installation of light traps installed can help reduce the numbers of pests before they infect the date palms
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.