The pistachio as a study case for crop trees in arid zones Conference Paper uri icon


  • The study of pistachio provides us with two avenues of human endevour: 1) basic biological research on infertility in plants and 2) development of techniques and methodologies for growing, transplanting and establishing trees overseas. This project enjoys very enthusiastic cooperation Prof. Miguel Mota and Eng. Abilio Mendes Gaspar of the Estacao Agronomica Nacional (EAN) in Portugal and the Plant Adaptation Research Unit of the Blaustein Institute for Desert Research in Israel. This pistachio project can hopefull provide a good study case for other tree crops suitable for arid zones (author)

publication date

  • January 1, 1988