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INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Oman
INSTITUTION NAME Directorate General of Agriculture and Livestock Research”, Ministry of Agriculture (Oman)
MAIN ADDRESS Located at Rumais, Barka about 55 km from Muscat
DESCRIPTION
AREA No information available
LATITUDE 23º 41′ N
LONGITUDE 51º 59′
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Research center. The Directorate is in Rumais and operates six research centers, nine research stations and six research farms distributed to cover all agro-ecological zones of the country
DATE FOUNDED 1963
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Fodder and fruit crops
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES
  • Research activities in agriculture and livestock
  • Conservation programmes
FEATURES AND FACILITIES
  • Plant Production Research Center: Fruit Research Lab; Vegetable Research Lab; Field crops Research Lab; Seed and Plant Genetic Resources Research Lab (Gene Bank)
  • Plant Protection Research Center: Plant Pathology Research Lab; Entomology Research Lab; Biological Control Research Lab; Toxicology Research Lab; Honey bee Research Lab
  • Soil Research Center: Soil Research Lab; bio-saline Research Lab; Irrigation Research Lab
  • Date palm Research Center: Date palm Production and Genetic Resources Research Lab; Tissue culture and Biotechnology Research Lab; Date palm Horticulture Research Lab; Food Processing Research Lab
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION It works in coordination with: International Center for Agriculture Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); Bioversity International (BI), Rome-Italy; International Center for Bio-saline Agriculture (ICBA), Dubai-UAE; Arab Organization of Agriculture Development (AOAD); International Center for Wheat and Maize Research (CIMMYT), Mexico; International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India; Arab Authority of Agriculture Investment and Development (AAAID), Sudan; Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA)
SOURCES CONSULTED Web

http://www.aarinena.org/rais/documents/Newsletter/Vol15No2/10-11E.pdf

http://www.seedquest.com/statistics/pdf/Oman2001.pdf

Documents:
Focus on Seed Programs : The Seed Industry in Oman”

Oman: country report to the FAO international technical conference on plant genetic resources.“ (Leipzig, 1996)

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