Evaluation of High Value Fruit Trees (Pomegranate, Mango, Citrus, Fig & Moringa) for their Tolerance to Heat and Salinity in GCC Countries


  1. Assess the tolerance of fruit trees to heat and salinity
  2. Optimize the cultivation of specific fruit trees in the UAE
  3. Introduce the cultivation of some new high-value fruit trees

Experiment Details

Date of plantation: February 2019

Experimental Design: Multi-environment RCBD design

Treatments/Variables: 5 Crops (fruits trees), Environment;  3 water qualities irrigation (2 dS/m, 5 dS/m & 10 dS/m)