Al-Qadisiyah Journal For Agriculture Sciences,
2011, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 80-87
AbstractPalm tree is blessing ,and dates have a high nutritional value .Iraq is one
of the excellence country in date palm cultivation and dates production .The
sector of dates in Iraq is worsening as a result of the causes and multiple
The present study aims to examine the obstacles of date’s production
depending on a field study of random sample from the owners of palm
groves in Babylon province which consists of (150) farmers .
The result showed there is (47) obstacles which distribute on (9) field , the
most influential obstacles in the dates production in Babylon province are
soil salinity , dust storms , low prices of dates , the weakness of agricultural
enterprises in the development of date palm cultivation . The most
influential field is agricultural mechanization .
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