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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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13 Taking a lead from these studies we can postulate that amelioration seen in our study was most likely related to an antioxidant effect of date palm pit powder on nicotine-induced spermatotoxicity.
Reports from Iran indicate that calcium inhibits RPW growth, while date palm varieties with high sugar levels enhance RPW oviposition and growth, but reduce mortality of RPW (Farazmand 2002).
Date palm pollen extract has many compounds which are important in biological processes such as enzymes which are analysed by electrophoresis [19], sterols, triterpenes, saponins, proteins, carbohydrates and/or glycosides [29,30].
In fact, the date and date palms are mentioned more than 20 times in the Holy Quran.
Khairpur is the center of biodiversity for dates in Pakistan having more than 300 date palm varieties (Markhand et al.
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.
The awards were given in five categories -- research and distinguished studies in the field of date palm cultivation and date production, the best distinguished production, the best development project, the best distinguished technology and the distinguished personality.
The experimental date palm orchard developed in 2004 inside the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) campus at Suwaikh containing 12 plants each from 20 different date palm cultivars produced by tissue culture method was used for the study.
Renowned scientists from all over the country participated in this seminar and exchanged scientific information regarding date palm.
The date palm festival will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre will be held until December 1.
The Pioneering and Sophisticated Innovations Serving the Agricultural Sector category awards were given to Dr Luigi Porcella, from the Innovation Electrap in Italy, who presented the Future Innovation Right Solutions Technologies, and the Platform from UAE which presented the project, Utilising Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things technologies for early detection of Red Palm Weevil in Date Palm Tree farms .