Demonstration Plots for Perennial Crops

Project duration: Long-term

Project objectives

  • Displaying the importance of various crops which can be used for food, feed and ornamental purposes
  • Demonstrating the relative performance of various crops and their cultivation suitability in the UAE

Project details

Date of sowing/planting: October 2022

Eight different crops

  1. Sesbania
  2. Pigeon pea
  3. Asparagus
  4. Senna
  5. Buffel grass
  6. Blue panicum
  7. Sporobolus
  8. Distichlis

Plot size:  2 x 15 m 


  • Control (0.3 dS/m)
  • High salinity (10 dS/m)