Agriculture »A Recommendation Bulletin for Deciduous Fruit Growers is issued in September

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, represented by the Agricultural Extension Sector, issued a bulletin of the most important technical recommendations that farmers of deciduous fruits should observe, during the month of September. The technical recommendations prepared by the Horticultural Research Institute, for fallen fruits (apples – pears – peaches – apricots – plums – persimmons) are the following:

Irrigation methods

Old lands once every 10 to 15 days, while drip irrigation in local lands is from 2 to 3 times a week, 50-80 liters of water for the tree, depending on the nature of the soil, and taking into account in peach trees, the irrigation periods are spaced starting from September to prepare them to enter dormancy.


Fertilization is stopped in September to prepare the trees for dormancy, and this is done by spraying pear trees, plums and apples with boric acid, such as 1,250 kg, 650 liters of water per acre during the month.

‘The fight’ 

Follow-up control of stem borers and bark beetles according to the recommendations of the Ministry of Agriculture, to limit the spread of fire blight disease in pear trees, the excessive nitrogen fertilization, especially the addition of urea, is to prevent the formation of aquatic chicks, and it is a reason for the occurrence of a bacterial infection causing the disease in the second season upon flowering, Maintaining the C / N ratio occurs in favor of carbohydrates by reducing the addition of nitrogen, especially in trees that bear fruits on the backbone

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Technical recommendations to be taken into account by guava farmers in August

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, represented by the agricultural extension sector, issued a bulletin of the most important technical recommendations that guava growers should take into account, during the month of August. The recommendations prepared by the Horticultural Research Institute included the following:

– In ancient lands that are irrigated by flood, irrigation is done every 7-10 days for modern trees. Fruit trees have more water needs than modern trees and are irrigated every 12-15 days

– Beware of exposing the trees to the lack of irrigation water or thirst so that the final size of the fruits is not affected, where the maximum is given.

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Agriculture puts in place the irrigation and fertilization of olive trees to increase production

We publish a number of technical recommendations and guidelines issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, represented by the agricultural extension sector, which olive farmers must observe, during the month of July to increase production. Among the most important operations: getting rid of crabs below the vaccination area in grafted varieties, increasing the number of points with the progression of young ages in order to provide the amount of moisture needed for that, getting rid of weeds in the farm, controlling irrigation operations and not over-watering, painting the logs with plastic to protect the trees from sun rays.  And by fertilizing the trees that are irrigated by immersion, the trees are one to two years old. 100 g are added to 150 g of ammonia sulfate or ammonia nitrate, 300 g of ammonia sulfate is added to trees older than 3 years, 150 g of potassium sulfate are added for young ages and old ages 300 g This fertilization is repeated once every 15 days, at a rate of 2 fertilizers per month

Fertilization of olive trees that are drip-irrigated, “the first irrigation – add 2 kg of ammonia sulfate + 1/2 kg magnesium sulfate, the second irrigation – add 3 kg of compound fertilizer 19 – 19 – 19, the third irrigation – add 3 kg of potassium sulfate, the fourth irrigation – 1 liter of amino acid is added to an acre for a month, 2 liters of humic acid are added once a month, 1 liter of phosphoric acid is added once every 15 days in exchange with 1 liter of nitric acid once every 15 days. Foliar fertilization, note – the foliar spray is done at a rate of once a month, and in the event that symptoms of deficiency of elements appear on the trees, it is repeated and done as follows: 350 gm iron chelated + 150 gm chelated manganese + 75 gm magnesium + 50 g Borax + 50 g Copper sulfate + 200 gm urea (to increase absorption efficiency).

Third: the irrigation program in July, the first year, 25 liters / tree, the second year, 28 liters / trees, the third year, 30 liters / tree, the fourth year, 30: 35 liters / tree, the fifth year, 40:55 liters / tree, the sixth year, 55:60 liters. / Tree, and the average of irrigation is 3 waterings per week to avoid root rot diseases. It is noticeable in the event that there are any strikes on the trees and this is due to the type of soil in which the water is reduced or increased.

Fourth: The control program, resistance to fungal, insect and animal diseases, the fine bleaching is preventively controlled by adding micronized sulfur at a rate of 2.5 g per liter of water+ 0.5cm diffuser per liter of water, combating aphids, thrips and carrion (paper hopper) and knowing the type of insect and dealing with it with insecticide The appropriate, primer of 1.5 cm / hydration + diffuser or 1 cm silicone / therma + diffuser or muspilan 1 cm / water + diffuser, control of scale insects by spraying any insecticide added to any mineral oil..

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Ask Jennifer: Your Gardening Questions Answered

I would like to grow some “barometer plants” to use as an early warning system for my garden. What plants are first to respond to frost, first to bolt and first to wilt? Is this a waste of time? It’s not a waste of time, but I’m not sure you’d have to invest in any particular variety. I would use half-hardy annuals that are sensitive to frost, such as cosmos lobelia

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What You Can Grow In Shady Spaces

All shade is not equal. Some shady conditions will yield much more produce than others will, while some areas are better left for hostas and moss. Gardeners should be familiar with the different types of shade, but should also keep in mind that measuring how much shade your garden gets isn’t always easy.

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