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Krommenhoek, R. 1999. Namibia challenges world date industry. Spotlight on Agriculture, 20. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry


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Namibia challenges world date industry.

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Dates can withstand harsh climatic conditions and thrive well under arid conditions. Low humidity during the harvesting period(February-April) is required as well as a good water supply. Irrigation requirements of full grown dates area bout 25 000m³ per ha per year.

Year: 1999

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Origin: Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry

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