PALESTINIAN OLIVE TREES Presentation Transcript:
1.PALESTINIAN OLIVE TREES
2.The olive tree is considered one of the main crops in Palestine.
3.More than 10 million olive trees are planted in an area of more than 900 thousand acres that constitute 50% of the cultivated area, mostly in mountains.
4.The olive tree is one of the seven types of fruit that the holy land was blessed by. The Lord has said " stokes from a blessed olive tree neither eastern nor western". 35 from Al-Nure
5.Compared to other fruit trees, this tree is the most widespread constituting 80% of the area allotted for fruitful trees.
6.Different botanists and agriculturists have disaccorded about the original home of the olive tree. Some believe that its home was in E. Asia while others argue it`s in the Mediterranean countries. Our country is one of those countries that have planted olives since ancient times.