ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE REAL SITUATION OF THE PALM TREES AND THE FUTURE ESTIMATION OF DATES PRODUCTION IN IRAQ

Abstract

Research results have shown reality dates production of Iraq of the period (1990 – 2011), The highest figures of production in the year 2000 and it reached the amount of (931540) ton whilst the year 2005 was the year with lowest figures for production which was estimated to be (404030) tons.It was clarified through the research, the AL-zahdi kind was the highest kind produced, amounting to about 71.5% of the whole amount produced, during the period mentioned previously.The AL-khadrawi and Hilawi each made 2.9 % of the final amount. The dairy came last among the kinds produced, making 0.9 % of the amount of the quantities produced. The other colored kind made 9.7 %.The governorate of Babylon equipped the first place in the rate of importance in production, among the other producing governorate, generally speaking. Babylon production reached to (97800) in the year 2011 whilst Maysan came last its production amounted to 8280 tons for the same year.The results of the statistical analysis showed, in general there was a setback in the quantities produced. Especially in the Zahdi, Kistawi, khadrawi kinds. The results of the regression equation production forecast up to 2024 year, which reflects the extent of the decline in the production of all varieties of dates

Keywords: Palm productivity, economic value, environmental benefits, production dates


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