سمو الشيخ نهيان مبارك آل نهيان جمعية أصدقاء النخلة
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THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATE PALMS

Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates

March 8-10, 1998

Date Palm Conference 1998

CONTENTS







 

Committees

Foreword

Dedication

Welcome and Opening Remarks By His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al-Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of United Arab Emirates University

The Speech of His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Sultan AI Halami, Undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture & Livestock

Keynote Address:

Date Palm Germplasm: Overview and Utilization in the USA.

 

Pollination and Growth Regulators

Studies on Pollination of Date Palms.

Evaluation of the Pollination method and Pollen Concentration on Chemical characteristics of Date Fruit from Fard Cultivar.

Accelerating and Intensifying color formation of Zaghloul Date Palm fruits using Modified Ethephon Formulations.

Effect of Naphthaleneacetic acid on fruit ripening and quality of (Khenazi, cv.) Date Palm.

Interaction effects of the sequential applications of some growth regulators on the growth of date palm trees (Phoenix dactylifera L.).

 

Date Processing Technology

Preparation and Evaluation of Egyptian Date Syrup.

Suitability of Nine Saudi Date Cultivars for Candy Making.

Water sorption isotherms of date pastes as influenced by date cultivar and storage temperature.

Irradiation of dates: insect disinfestation, microbial and chemical assessments, and use of thermoluminescence technique.

Date Propagation Genetics and Biotechnology

In vitro propagation of Egyptian Date Palm: II- Direct and indirect shoot proliferation from shoot-tip explants of Phoenix dactylifera L. CV. Zaghlool.

Somatic embryogenesis and mass micropropagation of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.), characterization and genetic stability of regenerated plantlets by RAPD markers.

Comparison between date palm fruits produced from tissue culture and offshoot plants (Hilali cultivar).

Molecular characterization of Egyptian date palm: II. RAPD fingerprints.

Molecular characterization of tunisian date palm varieties.

Towards the construction of a Genetic Map of date palms using the amplified fragment length polymorphism technique (AFLP).

Identification and genetic diversity analysis of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) varieties from morocco using RAPD markers.

The reproducibility of RAPD profiles: effect of PCR components on RAPD analysis of date palm DNA.

Growth of date palm callus as affected by amino acids as organic nitrogen source.

Pest Control (Entomology & Pathology)

Impact of the entomophagous fauna on the Parlatoria blanchardii targ population in the biskra region.

Insect pests of date palm trees in northern sinai, Egypt.

Preliminary Biological Studies on some Date-palm insects in Syria.

Integrates pest management for the control of red palm weevil Rhynchphorus ferrugineus oliv in the United Arab Emirates, eastern region, Al Ain.

Susceptibility of some date-palm cultivars to the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita.

Histological response of susceptible and resistant date palm cultivars to the root- knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita infection.

Bayoud toxin isolation and use for screening of date palm plants for disease resistance.

A report on post harvest fungi on date fruits in Libya.

Fertilization and Irrigation

Fertilization of date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera L.) in Iraq.

Performance of different date palm cultivars under hyper arid­supplementary irrigated western plains of rajas than (India).

Irrigation scheduling of palm trees in the United Arab Emirates.

Studies on fruit thinning of date palms.

Effect of bunch/leaf ratio on the yield and quality of Zaghloul date palm.

Effect of bunch thinning on fruit quality of some date palm cultivars.

Postharvest

Effect of Vapor Gard and some preservatives on the quality of date fruits (Zahdi cv.) at rutab stage during cold storage.

Effect of temperature on the storage of rutab dates harvested at different maturity stages.

Development to the rutab stage without accompanied fruit softening of Zaghloul dates by some postharvest treatments.

Determination of maturity standards of dates.

Effect of the glucose syrup coating on the quality of the Tunisian dates during storage.

General Reports

Phoenix Dactylifera in the United Arab Emirates.

Production and protection of date palms in Sudan.

Present status and future prospects of dates and dates palm industries in Saudi Arabia.

Date production support programme in Namibia objectives, achievements and future activities.

Date production and marketing in the United Arab Emirates.

Adaptation of the researches to the peculiarities of the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) culture at elche (Spain).

The Phyllotaxis of the date palm (Phoenix Dactylifera L.).

Branching abnormality and axillary buds outgrowth after apical dome decapitation of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera, L.).

Evaluation of some date palm cultivars grown in Siwa Oasis.

Survey on production, handling, storage and marketing of dates in the northern region.

By - Product Utilization

Effect of acid-Treated and untreated date pits on the growth performance of broiler chicks.

Sulfuric acid treated date palm pits as dietary ingredients in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) diets.

Effect of Nitrate concentration on recovery of date palm vitrified embryos.