Student Research Reports
Investigation of Temperature Humidity Index On Ommatissus Binotatus Lybicus in Date Palms Farms of Jazir.
Organization(s):Um alhakam bint alzubair pasic school
Student(s):St . Zamzam Amer Said Al Batashia . St .Hoor Ali Hamed Al Naibyia
Grade Level:Secondary School (grades 9-12, ages 14-18)
GLOBE Teacher:Shaikha Abdullah Al Maawali
Contributors:1- Mr. Ahmed Al Balushi: The national coordinator of the Globe Environmental Program in the Sultanate of Oman ,for all the valuable information of this research. 2- All the school’s teaching staff and the school principal For providing support and facilitating this research , especially T. Mona Al-Zadjali and T. Wafa Al-Alawia, IT teacher and glope program supervisor, and T. Sheikha Al-Maawally. 3- Honorable T. Zakia Al Magemyia , the Innovation Department , at the Ministry of Education: Who spared no effort in communicating all that is new in science and knowledge regarding the research. 4- Honorable Mr. Mahmoud Al-Khiari (Head of the Special Forecasting Department( Who provided us with valuable information by sending a table of temperatures and humidity at the Qurayyat monitoring station during the months from September to February. 5- Agricultural Development Center in Qurayyat state We thank Eng. Yahya Al Darmaki and Eng. Zahra Al Hadidiya for their cooperation in providing us with scientific information. 6- The General Directorate of Agricultural Wealth, Fisheries and Water Resources in the Governorate of Muscat; For their cooperation with us to examine samples of the Palm Dubas Insect Vaccine.
Report Type(s):International Virtual Science Symposium Report
Protocols:Air Temperature, Relative Humidity
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This study aims to investigate the temperature - humidity Index on in dates palms Dubas in farms of Al Jazir at Qaryat State, in order to answer the following questions: 1- What are the reasons beyond the spread of the Dubas in the village of Al-Jazir? 2- What is the effect of temperature and humidity on Dubas palm insect? This project was implemented in the village of Al-Jazir. The people noticed the spread of Dubas, which causes damage, so we decided to plan to act , started visits to investigate the two regions of Al-Jazir. We conducted taking of site measures coordinates, temperature and humidity index of Al Jazir village, we found that there is no distance of seven meters. Through the interview we found that the reasons is that farmers don’t take care of the palms, irregular cultivation, high density between palms, and the effect of humidity and heat. We created a vaccine anti-palm bug, we noticed the bug’s died quickly (which is a juice of basil, pepper and lemon juice) we sent it to the General Directorate of Agricultural Research, Fisheries and Water Resources in Muscat; To know the affects the insect, because of the insect’s dormancy during the month of February, we are waiting for the result of the effect of the vaccine on the insect. We concluded that there is a relationship between temperature, humidity and the insect spread increase through the data of the Meteorological Center, the temperature and humidity index in this year at the state of Quriyatis higher than the previous years. The most important recommendations are to educate farmers about the need to take continuous care of trees, leaving a distance of seven meters, and address the competent authorities to treat this type of insects.