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Aerial sensors proposed to save date palms

The only solution to combating deadly infestations in date palms is early detection and directed treatment with the use of remote sensing technology, which can save farmers millions of dollars, said a top official. “The best

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Biofuel from date palms 'possible'

It is possible to extract biofuel oil from the nuclei of date palms, according to a scientific research study conducted in Bahrain. Ten per cent is then turned into diesel after chemical processing and also the possibility to extr

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42m date palms planted in UAE

About 42 million date palms were planted in the UAE, as part of continual efforts to increase productivity in order to make better use of the date palm industry and to produce an agricultural leap that will change the face of the desert. T

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Insects killing Bahrain's palms

Experts are monitoring the health of Bahrain's 600,000 palm trees, which are under threat from the dreaded red palm weevil. The insect is said to have killed more than 1,000 palm trees last year alone. Indigenous to Southeast A

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