THE EFFECT OF SOURCE OF POLLEN AND STORAGE PERIOD ON FRUIT SET PERCENTAGE IN TEN VARIETIES OF DATE PALM
Basrah Journal For Date Palm Research,
Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 151-162
AbstractAn investigation was carried out during the growing season of 2004 in Abo-Al-
Khasseb City, with the object of having the effect of source pollen and storage period
on fruit set in ten varieties of date palm. The results showed when tested pollen grain
with acetocarmine stain and planting in feeding solution, fresh pollen grain were
better than storage after one and two years in ordinary room.
The pollination of ten female varieties were effected on percentage in fruit set of
fresh and storage of pollen grain. The female varieties were difference in the effect of
pollen type in fruit set , four of female varieties were effected but the other weren't.
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