Video: How does Pollination happen in palm trees ?

Video: How does Pollination happen in palm trees ?

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Pollination for date palm is a complicated activity because the date palm is dioecious male and female flowers do not occur on the same tree). Wind-pollination is possible but in palm gardens since male trees cannot bear fruit and were normally discarded, it was common practice to pollinate date palms manually. This was a very labour-intensive process and it also had to be completed in a very restricted time-frame during which the female flower is receptive to male pollen, a period of less than two days.

The video below demonstrate the process of pollination for date plam 

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Date Consumption during Ramadan

Date Consumption during Ramadan

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Date Consumption during Ramadan article will be available soon in English . currently it is available in Arabic and can be accessed from here

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World's biggest date palm festival in Saudi Arabia

World's biggest date palm festival in Saudi Arabia

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Each year in the month of September dates farmers and vendors gather for the biggest date palm festival in Buraidah a city in Qassim region in the middle of Saudi Arabia hoping to target high date sales figures during the 90-day festival.

Saudi Arabia has the highest number of palm trees in the world with more than 23 million accounting for 20 percent of world production. There are more than 6 million date palms in Qassim province alone.

The festival is a great opportunity to source products to be used for dates derivatives such as date syrup, date paste and date gifts boxes to be used for all occasion throughout the year.

 Sukkary date is the most popular variety of dates being sold in the festival, accounting for 80 percent of total dates for sale. Good quality white and red Sukkary dates are sold from SR 50 per box. The prices will go up to SR 270, based on quality. Other types of dates include Hashishi, Aseela, Rothana and Al-Khalas.

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Top 10 Date festivals in the GCC in 2016

Top 10 Date festivals in the GCC in 2016

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The Top 10 Date festivals in the GCC in 2016 article in Arabic

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Your guide to selecting the best date palm gifts

Your guide to selecting the best date palm gifts

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Our site carries best quality Ramadan gifts for sale.
 

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Date palm gifts for Ramadan - the fruit of fasting

Date palm gifts for Ramadan - the fruit of fasting

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Our site carries best quality Ramadan gifts for sale.

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Popular date palm fruit types: Sukkary dates

Popular date palm fruit types: Sukkary dates

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The word “Sukkary” sounds like “sugar”,’ In Arabic, it means “the sweet one”.’ This variety is popular in the region, with the fruit often referred to as ‘royal dates’. They are cone-shaped, with pronounced creases in their yellow skin and firm, faintly resilient, mildly sweet flesh – crystallised sugars give them a crisp bite.

Sukkary date palm fruits are arguably the most famous premium date type is the Arab world, it has a very unique color that easily distinguish it from other date palm fruit types.

Sukkary date palm fruit is a staple dietary item in all dining events in the GCC.  The type is sometimes spelled as Sukkari.
 
Sukkary is most famously associated with Al Qassim region in Saudi Arabia. Al Qassim region tends to produce the highest quality of it. Although other regions produce it including Al Kharj and Al Hassa. 

Sukkary Date palm fruits, although has a name sugary, they actually are cholesterol free, sodium free and fat free, so they are great for people with heart conditions. They are also an excellent source of fiber which is good for the digestive system.

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Al-Ahsa aims to export to international markets through date festival

Al-Ahsa aims to export to international markets through date festival

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The festival is held in an area of 3,600 square meters and attracts government agencies and 45 factories operating in the field of manufacturing and packaging dates.
Officials vision of the festival is to enable Al-Ahsa to become a home for dates through tactical mechanisms by turning them from a popular agricultural product to a distinctive investment and touristic and economical product.”


The festival aims to develop the concept of agricultural marketing, quality production and fruitful communication between the farmer and trader through best mechanisms and methods, he said. “A mechanism will adopted to promote the dates sector through an exchange of experience and closer ties between farmers, producers and manufacturers.” 

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10 important facts regarding the date palm fruit industry in Saudi Arabia

10 important facts regarding the date palm fruit industry in Saudi Arabia

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Best date palm fruit types in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Best date palm fruit types in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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please visit our sites for a collection of for sale date palm gifts from Saudi Arabia

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