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


  1. Evaluate fruit trees for their tolerance to drought and salinity.
  2. Optimize the cultivation of specific fruit trees in the UAE.
  3. Introduce the cultivation of some new high-value fruit trees.
  4. Improve fruit production in UAE and decrease exportation of certain fruits.

Experiment Details

Date of plantation: February 2019

Experimental Design: RCBD with three replications.

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