Effect of semi-arid climate region on quality and production of date palm germplasm

Authors

  • Muhammad Azhar Bashir , Muhammad Ikhlaq , Ammara Noreen, Kashif Shabir, Muhammad Kashif Raza and Allah Bakhsh

Keywords:

Climate change, Cultivars, Phoenix dactylifera, Productivity, Rainfalls

Abstract

‎‎Twenty Date cultivars viz Hallawi, Makran, Dhaidi, Shakri, Gajjar, Sanduri, Sufaida, Khudrawi, Shamran, Zirin, Zahidi, Aseel, Kupra, Fasli, Pathri, Halwain, Khurma, Dhaki, Bagum jangi and Haleeni were evaluated for the effect of semi-arid climate region on plant height, frond length, fermented fruit percentage, yield per plant from Khalal, Tamar & Chohara, return (PKR) per plant from Khalal, Tamar & Chohara as well as meteorological data on temperature, humidity and rainfalls were recorded during 2017-19 at Horticultural Research Station, Bahawalpur. The treatments (cultivars) were replicated in thrice according to randomized complete block design. Khurma cultivar on 3 years average base obtained maximum plant height (4.7 m), frond length (4.2 m), return from Khalal (Rs. 3033/plant).

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Published

2023-04-10

How to Cite

Muhammad Azhar Bashir , Muhammad Ikhlaq , Ammara Noreen, Kashif Shabir, Muhammad Kashif Raza and Allah Bakhsh. (2023). Effect of semi-arid climate region on quality and production of date palm germplasm. JPAA, 7(4). Retrieved from https://ojs.aiou.edu.pk/index.php/jpaa/article/view/905

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