College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, KFU
Area of Collaboration:

  1. Research project in image processing system for sorting dates
Research project in genetic diversity among  Red Palm Weevil( Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) population of Saudi Arabia and India”

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College of Agric., King Saud University (KSU)

Area of Collaboration: Research project in the prospects and possible electronic trade in Saudi dates.  

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Date Palm Research Chair, KSU

Area of Collaboration: Research project in pheromone trapping systems for Red Palm Weevil

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National Date Palm Research Centre, Ministry of Agriculture,
Alahsa

Area of Collaboration:  New product developed: Utilization of date powder and dates syrup as a sugar replacer in the production of cookies.

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Research Center for Water Studies, KFU
Area of Collaboration:

  1. Organizing a training course entitled "Using advanced technology for management the irrigation water of date palm farms"
-Research project in developing global positioning system (GPS)- aided prediction models to forewarn the spread of RPW. 

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RESEARCH COLLABORATION with Local organizations and companies

Saudi Aramco

Area of Collaboration: Research project in developing red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) IPM technology in date palm agro-ecosystems of Saudi Arabia

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Ministry of Agriculture,  Directorate of Agriculture, Alahsa, Ministry of Agriculture
Area of Collaboration: Applied field work in the research project on developing red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) IPM technology in date palm

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Ministry of Agriculture, Alahsa irrigation and Drainage Authority

Area of Collaboration:  Research project in evaluation of long term effect of irrigation water quality on yield, fruit quality and heavy metal content for some date palm cultivars in the Alahsa Oasis.

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Ministry of Agriculture, National Date Factory, Alahsa
Area of Collaboration:  Research project in methyl bromide alternatives to control Ephestia cautella (Walker).

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King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
Area of Collaboration: Utilization of dates in the manufacture of new probaiotic dairy food.

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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Riyadh
Area of Collaboration: Sponsoring a date marketing and processing workshop 

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Al-Hasa Municipality

Area of Collaboration: Supervising the quality control and class of dates in the Date Palm Festival of Alahsa

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Ministry of Education

Area of Collaboration: To increase awareness of students on methods of preparation and plantation of the date palm.

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