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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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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.
Of the 17 confirmed case-patients, family caregivers of 14 reported either a history of drinking raw or fermented date palm sap or contact with other persons with fever and altered mental status in the month before illness onset.
To study the extent of attraction (preference) to fresh palm tissue volatiles emitted from seven date palm cultivars viz.
Source of pollen grains and classification of Date palm variety:
Surah 16, An-Nahl while mentioning water from the sky and vegetation that grows, states in verse 11: \"With it He causes to grow for you the crops, the olives, the date palms, the grapes, and every kind of fruit.
There needs to be a special task force set up in Bahrain to deal with the problem, which is escalating and if not stopped in the next 15 years could affect half of the date palms in Bahrain.
The festival comprises a wide variety of cultural, culinary and recreational activities to provide date lovers and heritage enthusiasts an opportunity to savour the best dates from the region and abroad," said Mohamed Jalal Al Reyaysa, chairman of the Date Palm Festival's higher organising committee.
Address: 36200 Date Palm Drive, Cathedral City, CA 92234
In continuing efforts to develop the sector of date palm on a scientific, technological, and well established ground, the Khalifa Centre for Bio Technologies and Genetic Engineering has been established under the umbrella of the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) being the embracer of knowledge and producer of all sciences," said Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
SANTHOSH CHANDRAN DOHA COME March, and it will be pollination time for date palm trees (Phoenix dactylifera).
Top chefs from across the region will demonstrate how to use the date fruit as a main ingredient in preparing delicious meals at the 2012 Emirates International Date Palm Festival opening tomorrow in Abu Dhabi.
Summary: HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Prince Moulay Rachid, inaugurated, on Thursday, the national laboratory for the cultivation of date palm tissue, built within Errachidia's Regional Centre for Agricultural Research at a total cost of nearly 31 million dirhams.