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date palm

a feather palm, Phoenix dactylifera, probably native to N Africa and SW Asia and widely grown in other arid warm temperate and subtropical regions for its edible fruit (dates)
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Since this is the first study on the bacterial ecology of date palm tree, no published work was found in the literature cited and the microbiological information is limited, no information known about the diversity of the epiphytic bacteria associated with different parts of date palm tree growth in east Algeria, such as leaves and trunk, as well as bacteria living on fruits surfaces.
Khan tehsil from the district was selected purposively because it is the largest tehsil and has maximum concentration of date palm trees as compare to other tehsils of district (PHDEB, 2008).
Identifying the genes related to specific date palm characteristics will certainly help us find solutions to problems faced by date palm plantations in Qatar, especially as far as diseases affecting date palm trees are concerned," said Biotechnology Centre director Masoud al-Marri.
IDYLL: Cyprus Villages owner Sofranis Potamitis and his family (left) in the orange groves in the village of Tochni and (below) Barbara Goulden enjoys the shelter of her own date palm tree on the balcony of her room at the five-star Amathus Beach hotel in Paphos
Yazan Awwad, senior landscape specialist and member of the project, said people can even buy a date palm tree for around Dh1000 from nurseries.
He added that the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries plays an important role in developing the date palm sector in general by adopting modern trends in caring for date palm trees including pest control and conducting researches.
During this phase, work will be carried out to control and manage all issues that affect the growth of date palm tree such as insect pests and diseases, especially the Red Palm Weevil, Dobas insect, Al Hamirah, and stem and stalk borers.
Tenders are invited for Removal and Replacement of Date Palm Tree
Besides, different articles made from the leaves of date palm tree, including floor mats, brooms, bags and decoration pieces were also put on display in the show.
Our stand reflects our heritage as it enables us to highlight the efforts of the UAE in maintaining the date palm tree, an integral part of their heritage, and a symbol of civilization for the children of the UAE.
Fact: Average lifespan of a date palm tree is 100 years.