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Improving quality of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) fruits CVS. Khalas and Sagae under different climate by spraying of date palm pollen grains extract

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Darwesh Rasmia Sayed, Metwaly Hossam Aly Aly, Ghazzawy Hesham Sayed

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Int. J. Biosci.12( 3), 56-69, March 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/12.3.56-69


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To improving fruits quality this work was done to utilize of the effective components of date palm pollen grains as amino acids, hormones, macro and micro elements, proteins, carbohydrates and fatty acids, thus date palm pollen grains extract as spraying was examined on the fruits of adult trees  10 years of date palm cultivars Khalas and Sagae cvs date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) from two successive seasons under two different climate as Egypt  and Saudi Arabia, two levels of date palm pollen grains extract 600 and 800 ppm as fruit set spraying at 10, 20, and 30 days after pollination. Physical and chemical characteristics fruits were determined, applications of date palm pollen grains performed physical and chemical estimations.  A positive relation could be notice of physical parameters attributed, fruit length cm, weight, diameter and flesh weight of cvs. Khalas and Sagae in Egypt and Saudi Arabia under 800 ppm pollen extract, chemical estimation in terms of total sugars, reducing and non- reducing sugars %, TSS %, Proteins mg/g f.w. were increasing with 800 ppm pollen extract, meanwhile, two levels of pollen extract decreased fruits acidity for two cultivars in the two studied climate, greatest accumulated elements N, P, K, Mg %, Fe, Mn and Zn ppm were found for two cultivars in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.


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