Farmers have been advised to apply proper fertilizer for better growth and yield of date trees. Agriculture experts have directed farmers to apply one bag of phosphorous and half bag of Nitrogen to date palm in January and the same amount of fertilizer in February.
They said that organic fertilizer derived from animal waste is very important for non-bearing plants. Moreover, they advised the farmers to ensure fertilizer application at every cost, otherwise, the growth and yield is reduced. Weeds must be removed from the base of plant at a distance of five feet by doing hoeing in order to obtain higher production.