The best varieties of dates that provide good production even in high rain

By: Merikheti
Published on: 26-Dec-2023

Date cultivation can prove to be beneficial for the farmers of the country where the rain is less. Let's know about some major varieties of dates. Areas of India which receive less rainfall. The farmers there can cultivate dates. This farming will make them very good profit. Dates' cultivation does not require much water. Very low rain and irrigation gives good dates. The dates are broken before the monsoon rainfall. The date grows in five conditions. The first stage of pollination of the fruit is called Habbak, which lasts for four weeks or about 28 days. Gandora, or worm, is the second stage, in which the colour of the fruit is green. During this time moisture is 85% percent. The third stage is called Doka, in which the weight of the fruit is ten to fifteen grams. At this time the fruits have an astringent taste and are hard yellow, pink or red in colour. They contain moisture ranging from 50 to 65 percent. The upper surface of the fruit begins to become soft and they become edible when the fourth stage, Deng or Rutab, comes. The fifth or final stage that is fully ripened is called body or tamar. There is a lot of demand for fruits in this situation.

Great species of dates

Medjool dates are also called sugar-free dates. This type of date is ripe with a slight delay. The colour of this fruit is yellow-orange. These dates weigh 20 to 40 grams. These dates are not spoiled even in rain, which is their best thing. Khalas dates are also called medium -term dates. Doka is yellow and sweet in state. Their average weight is 15.2 grams. Halawi dates are very sweet and ripe quickly. Their colour is yellow when it is doca. The average Halavi dates weigh 12.6 grams.

Also read: The very beneficial dates for the body are now being produced in Rajasthan too.

Some important suggestions for dates cultivation are as follows

  • Select the great quality plant for farming.
  • Take care of date trees better.
  • Cut the dates only after riping .
  • Keep the dates dry in the sun.